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The Van Wert Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Van Wert County, Ohio. The department is composed of 19 officers, 6 dispatchers, and 1 administrative assistant. There are 2 divisions: uniform and administrative. The uniformed division is responsible for responding to calls for service, patrolling the city, deterring crime, investigating crime, and making local arrests. The administrative division is responsible for processing and maintaining all police reports, arrest records, property, and evidence that are logged into the department. This division is also responsible for assisting the public with general inquiries. The department is committed to protecting and serving the community.

Joel W. Hammond, Chief of Police

Van Wert Police Department
515 E Main Street
Van Wert, OH 45891
Van Wert County
Phone: 419-238-2462
Fax: 419-238-2860

Population Served: 10,000
Number of Officers: 25

All persons arrested by the Van Wert Police Department are transported to the Van Wert County Jail. The Van Wert County Jail is a full-service, minimum to maximum security facility located in Van Wert, Ohio. The jail houses female and male adult offenders who have been arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony offenses. All inmates are either serving their sentence, awaiting trial or awaiting transfer to a state of federal prison. The jail has a capacity of 78 inmates.

The crime rate in Van Wert, Ohio is 245. The overall crime rate is comparable to the US average. It is higher than the crime rates in 76.9% of all cities in the US. The annual crime rate has decreased by 2% in the last year. In the last 5 years, Van Wert has seen a decline of violent crimes and an incline in property crimes. Van Wert has a livability score of 75/100, which is considered excellent. Van Wert crime rates are 23% higher than the Ohio average.

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Public police records are available through the Van Wert Police Department. Record requests can be submitted via email. The email address to send a request to is [email protected].

All other public records are available through the Van Wert City Government.

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County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Van Wert, Ohio

The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office also has jurisdiction over Van Wert, Ohio. The Van Wert Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Van Wert, Ohio. The office is responsible for patrolling the county, enforcing all laws, investigating crimes, overseeing the county jail and servicing the courts.

Warrants are processed through the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office. Information regarding warrants is released in person only. Proper identification is required when making an inquiry.

Neither the Van Wert Sheriff’s Office or the Van Wert Police Department has a most wanted list at this time.

Van Wert, Ohio Information

Van Wert is a city in, and the county seat of, Van Wert County, Ohio. The city is in northwestern Ohio. Van Wert covers a total of 7.83 square miles and has an estimated population of 10,846. The current mayor is Kenneth J. Markward.

Contact the Mayor

Kenneth J. Markward
Phone: 419-238-0308
Email: [email protected]

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