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.
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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 to receive NIXLE messages. Registration also can be done online.
Westlake Police Patrolman John Jereb retired after 28 years of service to the people of Westlake. He received a Proclamation from Mayor Dennis M. Clough during a send-off on Thursday, Jan. 6, attended by colleagues and family. Read on...
Westlake Patrolman Ryan Jasinsky was presented the Life Saving Award by the American Police Hall of Fame & Museum on Dec. 17 at Westlake City Hall. Read on...
The City of Westlake promoted Ryan Pischel and Nate Fox to the rank of Sergeant on Dec. 17 at City Hall. Read on...
The Westlake Police Department held a retirement ceremony for Karoly "Chuck" Petrik on Nov. 30. He has served as the WPD's Vehicle and Building Maintenance Technician for the last 21 years. Read on...