Police Department | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

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Employees in the Lakewood Police Department preserve the peace, protect life and property, prevent crimes, apprehend criminals, recover lost and stolen property, and

enforce, in a fair and impartial manner, the ordinances of the City of Lakewood and the laws of the State of Ohio and the United States of America.

Staying safe

By the numbers, excellent safety services, along with engaged participation from residents and neighborhood block clubs, have led to Lakewood becoming a safer place in the last five years. From 2017 to 2021, Lakewood has seen a 24 percent decrease in violent crime, a 29 percent decrease in auto thefts, and a 12 percent decrease in robberies.

Watch the video below about thefts of Hyundai & Kia’s vehicles:

Important information on how to avoid being the victim of a carjacking

Important information on distracted burglaries.

Curious about a police call, incident or report, please contact the Lakewood Police Department at (216) 521-6773 or email police@lakewoodoh.net.  Police@lakewoodoh.net is not monitored 24/7, please use the above phone number if an immediate response is required.