The Champaign County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division is responsible for patrolling 436 square miles of Champaign County. Patrol Units are responsible for enforcing criminal and traffic laws of the State of Ohio. Patrol deputies answer calls for service and complete written reports on crimes. In many cases they conduct the preliminary investigation on criminal activity. Patrol deputies respond to traffic accidents rendering aid to the injured when necessary as well as investigating the causative factors and conditions surrounding the accident. Patrol deputies also perform many support services to the other bureaus of the Sheriff's Office.