Sheriff Fred J. Abdalla

Proudly serving Jefferson County for over 32 years, Sheriff Abdalla has worked with adjoining law enforcement to reduce the crime within the Ohio Valley. Sheriff Abdalla has numerous hours of training and schooling within law enforcement. The Sheriff , his Deputy sheriffs and staff are dedicated to the citizens of Jefferson County.

  • Graduate of Catholic Central High School
  • Attended The Ohio State University
  • Attended Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy
  • Coroner’s Investigator 3 year
  • Mayor of Village of Stratton 13 year
  • Judge in Mayors Court 13 years
  • Sheriff of Jefferson County 32 years

Sheriff Abdalla is also a US Army veteran, and served 2 years in Vietnam. In his time with the Army he received many awards including:

  • Good Conduct Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Vietnam Service Medal
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with Device
  • Authorized the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation

Sherif Abdalla is also an advocate of many special programs, and has earned many awards within the community including:

  • Community Service Award from the Salvation Army
  • Community Service Award from First Choice Federal Credit Union
  • Sheriff Reserves’s Fundraiser to help less fortunate citizens
  • Has provided Toys for Tots since 1970
  • As well as donating thousands of dollars to:
    • Urban Mission
    • Salvation Army
    • Catholic Charities
    • Special Olympics
    • Dream Come True
    • 4-H