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.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has launched a new tool which allows victims of fraud related to unemployment compensation to report these crimes directly to the State of Ohio rather than contacting local law enforcement. Read on...
The Westlake Police Department teamed up with the Kiwanis Club of Westlake to help provide relief to those impacted by Hurricane Laura throughout September 2020. Read on...
Jason Dancy and Joshua Frey were sworn in as Lieutenant and Sergeant, respectively, on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 at City Hall. Read on...
Under the COVID-19 circumstances, the Westlake City School District's attendance schedules are irregular and may continue to change as the school year progresses. Drivers should assume classes are in session in accordance with posted school signs. Read on...