Oakwood Village Police Department 24800 Broadway Avenue · Oakwood Village, OH 44146
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Citizens’ Academy

Oakwood Village Police Department Citizens Academy The Oakwood Village Police Department (OVPD) Citizens Academy is presenting classes where residents will get an inside look at Law Enforcement in Oak

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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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May everyone be thankful for what they have, for the family they love, the friends they cherish, and for the blessings that will come. Happy Thanksgiving! ... MoreLess

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During Thanksgiving, millions will hit our nation's roads, eager to spend time with family and friends. It’s one of the busiest travel times of the year. Unfortunately, more people on the roadways means the potential for more vehicle crashes. During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in 2017, there were 365 passenger vehicle occupants killed in vehicle crashes across the nation. Help keep the Holidays happy by being a responsible driver. ... MoreLess

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November 9-29, 2020 is National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization
Seat belts have been proven to be one of the best ways to save your life in a crash. Yet, many still don't buckle up. Worse still, not wearing a seat belt is a habit that will pass on to impressionable youth who, in turn, will think it is safe to not buckle up. The Click It or Ticket campaign focuses on safety education, strong laws, and law enforcement support to save lives.
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