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The Kent Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Portage County, Ohio. The department is responsible for deterring crime, investigating crimes, making local arrests, and providing public services to the community. The mission of the department is to serve and protect the persons and property in the community. The department works closely with the community to make the city a safe place to live.
Nicholas Shearer, Chief of Police
Kent Police Department
301 S Depeyster Street
Kent, OH 44240
Population Served: 30,000
Number of Officers: 43
All persons arrested by the Kent Police Department are transported to the Portage County Jail. The Portage County Jail is a full-service, minimum to maximum security facility located in Ravenna, Ohio. The jail houses female and male adult offenders who have been arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony offenses.
Inmates are encouraged to visit with their friends and family members while incarcerated. Visitation is via a video monitoring system provided by a 3rd party. An account must be made on the ICSolutions website. Once an account is made, visitation days and times are released.
The crime rate in Kent is 90. The overall crime rate is 3 times lower than the US average, and is higher than the crime rate in 36.9% of all cities and towns in the US. The annual crime rate has decreased by 9%. In the last 5 years, Kent has seen a decline in both violent and property crimes. Kent has a livability score of 80/100, which is considered exceptional. Kent crime rates are 25% lower than the Ohio average.