The Sheriff's Office currently has two (2) great lakes equipped crafts that are utilized for patrol of Lake Erie from April through September. Marine deputies are responsible for daily patrols covering approximately twenty miles of Lake Erie coastline in Monroe County. A few daily functions performed by Marine deputies are enforcing state statutes, perform boat safety inspections and livery inspections, and patrolling marinas during the summer months. Boater safety courses are instructed year-round. Marine officers are also involved in search and rescue and recovery operations and work closely with the Sheriff's dive team in training and emergency situations.
Boater Safety Classes
Please click on the following link to view information about boater safety classes for the 2023 season. The link will open an Adobe PDF document with the relevant information.
The MCSO Marine Patrol conducts Vessel Inspections annually at no cost to the boat owner.