The Clinton County Jail, located in Wilmington, Ohio, works under the Clinton County Sheriff s Office. The sheriff s office is a law enforcement agency that preserves human lives and property, protects public peace and the rights of citizens, and prevents crime and disorder. It supports Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE), which is a program that informs and involves crime victims in important matters related to their cases. The Clinton County Sheriff s Office maintains a sex offender registry that provides information about offenders to general public. The sheriff s office undertakes various criminal cases and works with other state, local and federal agencies to ensure the public safety.