Criminal Investigations Division

How to Identify our Agents

Ask for Agent's Name and Office Location:

  • (Northwest, Southwest, Central, Northeast and Headquarters which is located at 4485 Northland Ridge Boulevard - Columbus, Ohio)

Ask Agent to show their Badge and Photo ID:

Circular Badge will have:

  1. Badge Number
  2. Embedded Seven Point Star
  3. Embossed State of Ohio Seal

Front Side of Photo ID will have:

  1. Agent Photo and Name
  2. State of Ohio Department of Taxation Badge Emblem
  3. Badge Number
  4. Rank
  5. Date Issued 

Ask to see Agent's Business Card

For additional identification verification Call (614) 466-6939 or 1-800-757-6091.  You can also call your local law enforcement agency.