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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Maintenance Technician Karoly "Chuck" Petrik retires from Police Department after 21 years

Mayor, Chuck, Bielozer

The Westlake Police Department held a retirement ceremony for Karoly "Chuck" Petrik, who has served as the WPD's Vehicle and Building Maintenance Technician for the last 21 years.

Petrik held one of the most demanding jobs in the City, as he was ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Westlake welcomes new police patrolman

Mayor swearing in Ptl Zack Hitchens

The City of Westlake welcomed Patrolman Zack Hitchens to the Westlake Police Department on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Mayor Dennis  M. Clough administered the oath of office to the City's newest sworn officer in front of members of his family, fr...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Mayor congratulates 2021 Safety Town graduates

Mayor - Safety Town Graduation 2021

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough personally congratulated the first class of graduates from Westlake's 2021 Safety Town program on the grounds of the Westlake Police Station on Thursday, June 17. 

Long-time Safety Town Instructor Olivia Ko...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Officers honored for exemplary service in 2020

The Westlake Police Department is pleased to honor five officers whose efforts exemplified the department's commitment to its mission to protect and serve our community this past year.
These admirable officers and the awards they earned through their work...
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Posted on: January 15, 2021

ODJFS tool allows unemployment fraud to be reported online

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) 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.

Data provi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Officers promoted to Lieutenant and Sergeant

Jason Dancy and Joshua Frey were sworn in as Lieutenant and Sergeant, respectively, on Thursday, Oct. 1 at City Hall.

Family, friends and colleagues were in attendance for the occasion as both officers were sworn in to their new positions by Mayor Dennis ...

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