Meet the Sheriff

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Proven Leadership



After over 30 years of continual law enforcement service to Mahoning County, Jerry Greene was re-elected as Sheriff of Mahoning County for a third term.  He looks forward in continuing to utilize his experience to serve the residents of Mahoning County as their Sheriff.  Sheriff Greene has a proven track record of integrity, management and administrative experience in Law Enforcement and Jail Administration.

Sheriff Greene’s Background



Sheriff Greene is a lifelong resident of Mahoning County.  He is a Boardman High School graduate, as well as a proud Youngstown State University Alumni.  He and his family reside in Boardman Township.  He and his wife Barb have three wonderful children.  


Professional Career



Sheriff Greene began working for the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office as a reserve Deputy Sheriff in 1989 and became a full time Deputy Sheriff in 1991.  Sheriff Greene worked his way through the ranks achieving the rank of Captain in 2007.  In 2008, Sheriff Greene attended the 234th session of the FBI National Academy in which only the top 1% of Law Enforcement Executives attend worldwide.  Sheriff Greene has served on the Mahoning County Corrections Board of Advisors, the Alta Care Group Board of Trustees, the President of the Austintown Boardman Mahoning County Joint Communications District, and as Chairman of the Board of the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force.  Sheriff Greene also was the 2016 recipient of the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Executives Association President’s Award, the 2017 Mental Health and Recovery Board Program Award recipient for his stepping up program, the 2018 Youngstown State University Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences Alumni of the year, and the 2020 Ohio Behavioral Health CARES Award for his commitment to Mental Illness and recovery.  Sheriff Greene also is a proud member of the following associations: National Sheriff’s Association, FBI National Academy Association, and the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association.