The North Canton Police Department is made up of twenty-four full-time and one part-time sworn police officers, and seven full-time and four part-time communications dispatchers. The services provided by the sworn officers of the department include patrol operations, traffic enforcement, investigations, community policing and a special response team. The Communications Division of the North Canton Police Department handles telephone calls (911 and routine) and dispatching for the North Canton Police and Fire Department /Emergency Medical Services (NCFD / EMS).

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Mission Statement

“The North Canton Police Department is committed to protect and serve the public with fairness, impartiality, and respect in accordance with the law, with the goal of making The City of North Canton a safe and desirable place to live, work, and visit.”

Our Vision

To effectively respond to the evolving challenges created by a growing community that continues to maintain a low crime rate and high quality of life. Deliver policing that responds to the needs of the community and engages them to share in the responsibility of keeping North Canton a great community. The North Canton Police Department is a professional organization continually seeking opportunities to serve our community through crime prevention involving education followed by implementation, perfecting the efficiency of our police department operations and providing excellent customer service.

Fundamental Values

  1. Integrity
  2. Community Trust
  3. Communications
  4. Employee Trust
  5. Problem Solving
  6. Leadership

We believe in acting honestly, ethically, legally, morally, and making wise and informed decisions. If we make a mistake, we admit it, take corrective measures, and accept responsibility for our actions and our own problems. We work only for the public good and toward the accomplishment of the departmental mission, never seeking personal advantage. By action, we exemplify all of the departmental values.