News Releases

2017 Civil Service Police Officer Applicant Scores

See the Civil Service Commission report of scores at this link.

Update Your Business Contacts

We are constantly struggling to maintain accurate phone numbers for business after hours or emergency contact information. Recently we have experienced unsecured buildings, active break-ins, and other activity with no way to promptly contact appropriate parties. We encourage you to maintain up to date emergency contact information with our office. You mail call, fax, email, or use our MyPD app to supply the information. The information will be maintained confidentially for our use only. A form for you to use if you desire is found at the following link:

Business Contacts Form

2016 Year End Report

It was a quick first year for Ch. Nicol, but a lot was accomplished and we are excited to see what the future has in store for the London Police and the city as a whole. The following link will take you to the year end report for the division, summarizing the activites of the department that took place in 2016.

2016 Police Division Year End Report

Cowling Park Public Safety Video

park shelterVideo cameras have been installed near the shelter house and gazebo at Cowling Park located on N Main at Park Ave.

The cameras were installed in late July and are operational. The city administration and police division decided to utilize technology money from the police capital budget to initiate the newly created Public Safety Video Surveillance program in an effort to reduce vandalism and enhance the safety and quality of the city's main park. The program allows video surveillance in an effort to complement an anti-crime strategy, and to enhance public safety and security in public areas.  The software chosen for the video system allows for future expansion to enable surveillance of other areas that would benefit from the public safety program without purchasing additional licensing. The total cost including installation and software set up was approximately $6,600.  Specific usage guidelines of this policy are to prevent, deter and identify criminal activity, respond to critical incidents, assist in identifying, apprehending and prosecuting offenders, augment resources in a cost effective manner, and monitor pedestrian and vehicle traffic activity.

Ohio Collaborative LEA Certification

The London Division of Police was awarded a final certification for compliance with standards set by the Ohio Collaborative Community Police Advisory Board. 

London PSenateDocolice members worked diligently in adapting policies and completing training and documentation to meet and exceed the standards. The standards involve minimum policy, training and compliance requirements of law enforcement agencies throughout Ohio in regards to use of force, training and hiring of police officers.

Visit the Ohio Collaborative Community Police Advisory Board web page to learn more.

 

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