EMERGENCY = Dial 911 Business calls - 419-289-3639 Administrative Calls - 419-289-1696 Confidential Tip Line - 419-289-COPS In 2010, David T. Marcelli was promoted to Chief of Police. Marcelli was responsible for a shift in patrol level priorities, focusing the time that Officers were not assigned to a specific task and making them more visible to the public through increased foot patrol, traffic enforcement and citizen contacts.
Goals were established to make the community safer by gearing enforcement efforts towards crimes involving drugs and alcohol, and the service of outstanding warrants. Today, the Division operates with twenty-five sworn personnel and six civilian employees on an annual budget of $2.8 million dollars.
The Special Response Team has grown to twelve Operators from several cooperating jurisdictions in Ashland County to include the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, Loudonville Police Department and the Mifflin Fire Department.The Bike Patrol unit and the DARE program have been suspended, however the Division continues to strive toward maintaining a high degree of readiness. ''To protect the peace, order and safety through service with integrity and accountability.''