The Ottoville Police Department strives to be an organization:
In which all our members recognize their individual leadership roles in adhering to the values we deem to be important, regardless of our rank or position within the department.
Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to improve the quality of life by solving problems related to crime, the fear of crime, to safeguard the constitutional rights of all.
To be honest and complete in our dealings with the community and with each other.To be committed to follow the principles set forth in the oath of office and the standards established. To have esteem, respect and reverence for our personal and professional family as well as the citizens and visitors of Ottoville. To have the courage to do what is right even at personal sacrifice.
To have the courage to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. To be brave and persevere in the face of danger.
The police department is under the supervision of Chief Jay Herick. Our Department is comprised of dedicated sworn Officers full and part time.
The Ottoville Police department also provides house checks to its citizens who may be out of town on an extended leave and would like extra patrol while they are gone. Golf cart inspections are also available upon request.