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The mission of the Wadsworth Police Department is to preserve the public safety
and the quality of life within the City of Wadsworth by enforcing the law while
respecting the constitutional rights of all citizens, by responding effectively to the
changing needs of the community and by promoting mutual respect between the
Police Department and the community we serve.
Our vision is to be a progressive law enforcement agency providing high quality
police services. We will strive to continuously improve our community partnerships
and programs, equipment and technologies, and the professional development of
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Recent Updates, last updated 10/05/2016:
- October 3, 2016 - Wadsworth Police Department's new Canine Handler, Ptl. Officer Seth Petit, and new K9, Zoro, began their six week training course. Upon completion, they will take the state certification test.
- 2015 Wadsworth Police Department Annual Report
- 2015 Wadsworth Police Department Officer of the Year
- Emergency Payment Scams
- Prevention of Vehicle Break-Ins; Public Assistance Requested
- Going on vacation soon? Visit this page for information on WPD's vacation house watch program.
Dispose of Unused Medications Properly
The Wadsworth Police Department maintains a D.U.M.P. box in City Hall located at 120 Maple Street, Wadsworth, Ohio. The purpose of the box is to provide the public a means of proper disposal of unused or unwanted medications.
The Wadsworth location is one of 12 throughout Medina County. The D.U.M.P. box can be found on the ground floor of City Hall and is available for disposal purposes Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Any unused prescription or over-the-counter medications may be disposed of in the D.U.M.P. box with the exception of syringes. NO syringes are to be placed inside the D.U.M.P. box. All medication bottles should be sealed tightly and we suggest that you remove any personal identifying information from the outside of the containers.
Any questions regarding the D.U.M.P. box can be directed to the Wadsworth Police Department at (330) 334-1511.