Shielding Our Protectors in Ohio

As public safety professionals, it is your right under the law to protect your personal information and families, while preserving your right to participate in Ohio elections.

Ohio law provides that:

  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Bailiff
  • BCI Investigator
  • Correctional Employee
  • Board of Pharmacy Employee
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • EMS Medical Director
  • EMT
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officer
  • Firefighter
  • Forensic Mental Health Provider
  • Judge
  • Magistrate
  • Youth Services Employee
  • Mental Health Evaluation Provider
  • Parole Officer
  • Peace Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Protective Services Worker
  • Regional Psychiatric Hospital Employee
  • County or Multicounty Corrections Officer
  • Designated Ohio National Guard Member
  • Emergency Services Telecommunicator
  • Community-Based Correctional Facility Employee
  • Member of EMS Cooperating Physician Advisory Board

may redact their home addresses from public databases, including Ohio’s online voter rolls.

If one of these is your chosen profession, simply follow the instructions and submit your form (provided by the Ohio Attorney General's Office - click 'Request to Redact Address') to your county board of elections.