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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
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.