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. Prevent Cell Phone Thefts

    We increasingly rely on our cell phones to manage our lives. Don’t set your cell phone down while you are dining out or at a drinking establishment. Best to keep it in your pocket or purse, especially if you step away from the table. Read on...
  2. Winter/Holiday Safety Tips

    Taking a few simple steps as you shop, give, celebrate, and travel can help keep the "Happy" in your "Holidays" and throughout the winter. Read safety tips...
  3. Guidelines for Dealing with Deer-related Issues

    Find guidelines on techniques you can use in the city regarding the deer population to help reduce damage to gardens, landscape, and trees, vehicle accidents, aggressiveness, and what NOT to do if you see a fawn. View Guidelines...
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