For non-emergencies telephone: 419-862-3980, Fax: 419-862-3801
Location and Mailing: 344 Rice Street, PO Box 306, Elmore, Oh 43416
Additional email options for general emails or specific full-time officers listed below.
Ret. Chief George Hayes
The Elmore Police Department would like to give George Hayes special recognition for his service to the Elmore community for 34 Years. George started as a Patrol Officer in 1982, was promoted to Sergeant in 1983, and attained the rank of Chief in 1985. During his years of service he is credited with leading the department to full time operations and providing a full service police agency to the Village.
Patrol Officer Jose "Andy" Chavez
The Elmore Police Department would like to give Jose Chavez special recognition for his service to the Elmore community for 2 years. Jose served as a patrol officer from 2012 until his death in 2014. Jose was an exemplary officer and his badge #7704 has been posthumously retired.
The Village of Elmore Police Department is accepting applications for part time police officers. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, be at 21 years of age, be a high school graduate or possess a GED, have a valid driver's license, and possess OPOTA Basic Law Enforcement Certification. A college degree is a benefit. Complete application (download here) and send along with a current resume to:
Chief Jeffrey Harrison
344 Rice Strett, P.O. Box 306
Elmore, Ohio 43416
Or, email to Elmorepd(at)amplex.net.
The Village of Elmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
With regards to public record requests, the policy of Elmore Police Department is to strictly adhere to the State of Ohio's Public Records Act and comply accordingly. For reference, please follow this link:
The Elmore Police Department Public Records Policy.
Officer Barney Spradling
Graduate of Clay High School, attending Owens College for the Basic Police academy. Barney has served as a Patrol Officer for the Elmore Police Department since 1995. Barney is also a state certified volunteer firefighter and a HAZMAT technician.
Officer Brian Rankin
Graduate of Libby High School, attending Owens Community College receiving an associate's degree in criminal justice. Brian has served as a Patrol Officer for the Elmore Police Department since 2000. Brian also works as a police officer for the Mercy Police Department.
Officer Andrew Kashmer
Graduate of Oak Harbor High School, attending Terra College, University of Toledo and the American Intercontinental University. Andrew currently serves as a Patrol Officer for with the Elmore Police Department since 2017. Andrew also serves with the Ottawa County Sheriff's office as a reserve deputy since 2015.
Officer Samuel Kurp
Graduate of Clay High School, attending Owens State Community College studing Criminal Justice. Samuel completed the Basic Police Academy in 2017 and started his career in Elmore that same year.
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