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


3 June 2017

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Registration deadline Saturday, May 20, 2017. This will be an eight team double elimination tournament.

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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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Richmond Road Construction -

Beginning May 22nd, there will be daily closures of Richmond Road. The closure will run 10 business days from 9:00am – 3:30pm Mon-Fri – OPEN TO THRU TRAFFIC AT ALL OTHER TIMES OF THE DAY & ALL WEEKEND

The detour is simple: southbound detour is Richmond to Forbes to Lamson to Tryon and back to Richmond. Northbound is the opposite.
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*UPDATED*I-271 Widening, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Warrensville Heights and Oakwood… Overnight Monday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 10, various temporary lane closures will take place on the I-271 mainline and ramps between Rockside Rd. and U.S. 422.

Through mid-October, I-271 northbound traffic between Broadway Avenue and Richmond Road will be in the contraflow traffic pattern where the left lane of I-271 northbound will be shifted onto the southbound lanes – which are shifted to the right – and the right lane of I-271 northbound will remain on the northbound lanes. Traffic will remain in the contraflow configuration between Broadway Avenue and Richmond Road through mid-October as crews perform work to widen I-271 in the area.

The entire project includes full-depth pavement replacement, widening and bridge work on I-271 north and southbound between the Cuyahoga/Summit county line and Miles Road. Tentative completion date: June 2020.
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