News Releases

Dispatcher Job Posting

The City of London, Ohio (LPD) will be accepting applications and conducting a Civil Service examination for the entry position of DISPATCHER on August 24, 2019. Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age, have a High School Diploma or equivalent, and have a valid driver’s license prior to employment. Applicants are required to pass a written examination with a minimum of 70% and pass a background check prior to employment. The City of London, Ohio is an equal opportunity employer offering a starting salary of $18.51 an hour to $26.15 an hour, shift differential, uniform allowance, paid vacation after the first year, personal days, health insurance, and other benefits.

City of London Applications must be completed and hand signed, and must be received by 4pm on August 9, 2019 at City Hall. Applications can be picked up at City Hall at 20 South Walnut, London, OH 43140. To obtain an application in PDF format, visit the City of London website at  Applications will be reviewed by the CSC on August 14, 2019 at the regularly scheduled CSC meeting. Candidates that do not submit an application by August 9, 2019 at 4pm will not be permitted to take the exam.

Click here for the full London Civil Service job posting.

Police Officer Civil Service Testing

We are currently seeking to hire a police officer. Please see the Civil Service application notice by clicking on the following link. 


An application can be downloaded from this application link

The application must be returned by July 5th at close of business to the city administration at 20 S Walnut St., London.

The testing will be held at the same building on July 27th, at 0900hrs. OPOTA Peace Officer Certification is not required to apply. 

Murder/Suicide - Landis Lane

On Wednesday April 17, 2019 at 12:33pm, London Police were dispatched to a report of shots fired at 386 Landis Ln, London. First responders located two adult female individuals that had been shot outside of the residence. Yaisa Cordero, 40, from London and Joceline Cordero, 25, also from London were pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses described a suspect that was observed arguing with the victims, prior to firing shots. The suspect then fled the location in a 2015 White Dodge Ram pickup bearing Ohio registration plates, EAM3682. The suspect, James S. Evans, Jr, 54, also from London, was found around 1450 hours behind a church building on US 40, outside of the city. Suspect was found deceased with a suspected self inflicted gunshot wound.

London Police are investigating the incident in cooperation with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, along with the assistance of agents from Ohio BCI&I, Madison County Coroner’s Office and the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office. More information will be released as soon as it is available.

UPDATED 4-18-19 at 1300hrs.                              

Additional information has revealed that a 21 year old male resident, a son of the murdered Yaisa Cordero, was also shot at by the suspect, Evans. The male approached the truck as Evans was leaving the residence with a ball bat and at this point Evans fired one round at the male, grazing him near the shoulder. The male was not treated for the slight injury.

All autopsies were conducted on 4-18-19 by the Montgomery County Coroner's office. No further information will be available at this time.


The city has a new email domain that should be used for our addresses. The address is This change was made to get all the various city departments under one domain and ensure a highler level of security for our accounts. The old emails will be forwarded for a few days to assist with the changes. londonohiogov

2018 Year End Report

We would like to thank the community and area agencies for your support in 2018 and we look forward to a great 2019. 

Please click this link for our 2018 year end report.

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

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