Oakwood Village Police Department 24800 Broadway Avenue · Oakwood Village, OH 44146
Non Emergency440-232-1035
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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


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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Today is the DEA National Drug Takeback Day.

The Oakwood PD is at Sam's Club today from 10am to 2pm collecting expired or no longer needed prescriptions or OTC medicine. Clean out your medicine cabinet and bring to us for the proper way to dispose of them!
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The OVPD is teaming up with Oakwood Village Sam's Club pharmacy to participate in the DEA Drug Takeback program Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10am to 2pm.

For more information about the program go to takebackday.dea.gov/

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
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The Oakwood Village and Bedford Police Departments are attempting to locate Laylani Stransky, 14 year old female, white, black hair, brown eyes, 110 lbs, 5'6" tall possibly wearing a silver or gray hoodie and Garrat Saunders, 14 year old male, white, black/blonde hair, hazel eyes, 110 lbs, 5' 8" tall wearing unknown colored hoodie, sweat pants and is carrying a guitar. Juveniles are traveling together last seen on 10/15/20 at 10:00 PM and are believed to be traveling south on Broadway on foot towards the cities of Macedonia and Twinsburg. Please call 440-232-1035 if you see them. ... MoreLess

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