Candidate for Seneca County sheriff: Matthew Huffman

Matthew Huffman, a sergeant at Haskins Police Department since 2017, is to be on the Republican Primary Election ballot March 17.

Huffman, a former Seneca County Sheriff’s Office deputy, is seeking to be elected Seneca County’s next sheriff.

According to his resume, his duties at Haskins Police Department have included supervising the patrol and all law enforcement activities; supervising and training all newly employed officers; maintaining the evidence room; and coordinating community-wide policing events.

Huffman served as a road deputy at Seneca County Sheriff’s Office from 1998-2017 and served as the officer in charge of the third shift.

He served as a deputy sheriff and corrections officer at Seneca County Sheriff’s Office from 1998 to 1999. He was responsible for monitoring housing units, alarms, intercoms, paging systems and closed-circuit televisions and monitoring inmates.

Huffman served as a deputy sheriff/special deputy for the sheriff’s office from 1992 to 1998, was an intake investigator/social worker for Seneca County Department of Human Services in 1997 and was a probation officer for Wood County Adult Probation Department in 1995 and 1996, according to his resume.

Huffman could not be reached for comment Monday.


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