Oakwood Village Police Department 24800 Broadway Avenue · Oakwood Village, OH 44146
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Identity Theft

People are wanting to fly to international destinations for vacations but planning a holiday getaway can easily turn into a stressful venture when the matter of costs comes up.

Safety at Home

Keep all doors and windows closed and securely fastened. An open door or window is an open invitation for burglars. Thieves are also quick to spot weak locks that my easily be forced open. Door should

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ABOUT US

In compliance with professional standards established by the Oath of Office, Professional Code of Ethics, and directives of this Department, each of its members is to perform in such a manner that promotes the publics’ trust, confidence, and sense of safety and security.

The officers of the Oakwood Village Police Department (OVPD) are sworn to provide the community with a superior level of service in respect and integrity.

While always conducting ourselves with the highest ethical principles. We have a great deal of pride in our department and are respectful of the trust our community places in us.

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Chief Mark Garratt

Chief of Police

Welcome to the Village of Oakwood website! The Oakwood Village Police Department (OVPD) is pleased to have you in our neighborhood and hope you find Oakwood to be an enjoyable and safe place to call home or work.

As the Chief of Police, I am dedicated to improving the effectiveness of the department within the community and with other agencies working with the Oakwood Village Police Department

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Chief Mark Garratt

Detective Bureau

The Village of Oakwood Police Department Detective Bureau is comprised of 2 dedicated detectives.  The Detective Bureau is responsible for the investigation of crimes such as sexual assault cases, missing persons, identity theft, narcotics investigations, identity theft and credit card fraud.

The Bureau then presents cases for criminal prosecution to the Bedford Municipal Court or to the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.  Our detectives are committed to timely and responsive follow up of crimes reported to the department, as well as proactive investigation and enforcement within our community.

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Law Enforcement

The K-9 Unit is comprised of one K-9 and his handler.

The duties of every OVPD Patrol Officer includes (but not limited to) responding to the scene of a crime or accident, interviewing suspects, witnesses, writing crime reports, responding to radio calls, monitoring any suspicious activity of ongoing crimes.

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I-271 Widening, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Warrensville Heights and Oakwood…

Overnight Friday, August 11 from 8 p.m. – Monday, August 14 at 6 a.m., crews will divert ALL I-271 northbound traffic to the left contraflow lane at before Broadway/Forbes. If you enter 271N at Forbes you will NOT be able to get into the contra flow lane!

ALL through 271N traffic not entering the contraflow lane will be detoured onto I-480W to Northfield Road to Miles Road to I-271 northbound. During this time, the I-480 westbound ramp to Rockside Rd. will also close.

Monday, August 14 through Friday, August 18 the left contraflow lane of I-271 northbound will close between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for paving. Additionally, Monday, August 14 through Friday, August 18 Miles Rd. will close between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for bridge demolition under I-271.
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The OVPD had some vistiors to the department. One visitor came in uniform she had her badge, ticket book and whistle ready to catch some bad guys! The kids got to sit in a polie car, turn on the siren and meet K9 Argo too. ... MoreLess

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