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The Amherst Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Lorain County, Ohio. The department is considered medium sized and is composed of 3 main divisions. The divisions include patrol, investigations and communications. The patrol division is responsible for responding to 911 calls, making arrests, filing police reports and arrest records, and conducting traffic stops. The investigations division works with high-profile and violent crimes, such as homicides and sexual assualts. The communications division is responsible for answering calls and sending the correct unit to the caller’s location.
Amherst Police Department
911 N Lake Street
Amherst, OH 44001
Population Served: 12,000
Number of Officers: 20
All persons arrested by the Amherst Police Department are transferred to and housed in the Lorain County Jail. The jail has a medical staff, mental health staff, infirmary, on site full scale laundry facility, professional kitchen, library, maintenance and janitorial staff, chaplains and a contract commissary service. The jail has a capacity of 422 male and female inmates. Current inmates and their mugshots can be viewed on the facility’s jail roster.
Inmates are encouraged to visit with their friends and family members while incarcerated. All visits are through a video monitoring system. Visitors can make an account on the ICSolutions website.
General Population Visitation Hours:
Monday-Sunday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am, 12:30 pm to 2 pm, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm
Isolation and medical needs pods have different visitation days and times. The visitation hours will be released by the inmate to their visiting list.
The crime rate in Amherst, Ohio was 64 in the year 2019. The overall crime rate is 4.3 times lower than the U.S. average and 25.7% higher than all U.S. cities. The annual crime rate has decreased by 35%. In the last 5 years, Amherst has seen a decline in violent and property crimes. Amherst has a livability score of 86/100, which is considered exceptional. Amherst crime rates are 54% lower than the Ohio average. Recent arrests in Amherst can be viewed online.