POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS
The curfew hours are 12:30 a.m. until 5:00 a.m. for minors ages 16 or 17 and from 11:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. for minors less than 16 years of age. Under the regulations minors are allowed to be out during the restricted hours if they are accompanied by a parent, in an emergency, or if they are heading directly home from work, a school sanctioned event, or an activity sponsored by the township or a civic organization.
Additionally, the curfew imposes restrictions from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 .p.m. for for students who are suspended or expelled, if they would normally be in school at that time.
Public Safety Announcement - Home and Personal Safety
We have received requests for tips regarding home and personal safety. Click here here for a comprehensive guide from the National Crime Prevention Council.
Next of Kin Registration for Ohioans
Any holder of a valid Ohio driver license, commercial driver license, temporary permit or State of Ohio identification card will now have the option of providing the name and information of a contact person they wish to be notified in the event the individual is involved in a crash or emergency and is otherwise unable to communicate with the contact person. Ohioans can now provide next of kin information for up to two contacts, online or through any BMV deputy registrar.
Parents Encouraged to Get State ID's for Kids
"Having an identification card on record can be an invaluable tool in the safe recovery of a child and the Ohio BMV encourages all parents to bring their children to one of our more than 200 locations statewide to get a State ID card," said Ohio BMV Registrar Mike Rankin. Click here for more information.
The Police Department will check on your house while you are away.