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The Defiance Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Defiance County, Ohio. The department is responsible for responding to calls for service, preventing crime, solving crimes and making local arrests.. The department provides multiple services to the community such as vehicle lockout assistance, tours of the department, vacation house checks, police report copies and neighborhood watch. The core values of the department are integrity, dedication, professionalism and community partnership.
Todd Shafer, Chief of Police
Defiance Police Department
324 Perry Street
Defiance, OH 43512
Population Served: 16,000
Number of Officers: 30
All persons arrested by the Defiance Police Department are transported to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. . The facility houses inmates who have been arrested for misdemeanor and felony crimes. The inmates are awaiting trial, serving out their sentence, awaiting transport to state prison or awaiting expedition to the state or county they were wanted in. The facility can house up to 624 inmates, with 60 beds specifically for inmates from Defiance County.
Inmates are allowed to receive 1 visit per day remotely and only 1 visit per week onsite from friends and family members. All visits are through a video recording system. Visitors can use their smartphones or laptops to visit remotely or use a kiosk in the jail lobby onsite. Visitation is provided by a 3rd party provider called GTL.
Saturday through Sunday:
Lobby visitation hours: 12 pm to 2:30 pm and 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Home visitation hours: 7:30 am to 10 am, 12 pm to 2:30 pm and 5 pm to 9:30 pm
The crime rate in Defiance, Ohio is 136. The overall crime rate is 2 times smaller than the US average, and is 53.2% higher than all US cities. The annual crime rate has decreased by 21%. In the last 5 years, Dayton has seen a decline in both violent and property crimes. Defiance has a livability score of 82/100, which is considered exceptional. Defiance crime rates are 27% lower than the Ohio average.