Police Department

Westake OH PD Station

Message from the Chief

The officers and staff of the Westlake Police Department are proud to serve the residents and businesses of Westlake. We provide 24-hour law enforcement and emergency services to all persons living, working or visiting the city. In addition to traditional police responsibilities such as accident and crime investigation, Westlake officers engage in a wide variety of community policing activities.

We are committed to improving the quality of life in our city and have found the best way to make Westlake safer is to partner with citizens and build understanding.

I invite you to familiarize yourself with the many events and programs we offer. This website offers a glimpse into the values and practices which drive our personnel. The men and women of the Westlake Police Department serve this community with distinction, and look forward to demonstrating our commitment to public safety.

Receive Emergency Alerts

The Westlake Police Department is dedicated to informing our citizens of important occurrences as they are happening.  We strongly encourage everyone to text the message 44145 to 888777 receive NIXLE messages. 

Police Department News & Notes

  1. Don't Touch the Fawn and Other Deer-related Issues

    The Police Department is receiving calls about fawns. Learn why they may appear to be alone but aren't. Find additional guidelines on techniques to consider to help reduce damage to gardens, landscape, and trees, vehicle accidents, aggressiveness, etc. View Guidelines...
  2. 2017 Safety Town Registration Underway

    Westlake Safety Town continues its 30+ year tradition of educating our children entering kindergarten about traffic and school safety issues. Choice of one or two-week sessions in June and July. Please note that Session 2 is full. Read on...
  3. Register Your Home or Business Surveillance Camera

    The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office’s Crime Strategies Unit is creating an inventory of surveillance cameras of homes and businesses throughout Cuyahoga County. Additional Info...
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