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BPD Kindergarten Safety School

On Friday August 11th, 60 kids graduated from BPD’s Kindergarten Safety School program held at Victory Baptist Temple. Thank-you to all of our staff and volunteers who helped to make the week long program learning all about safety such a success!

BPD Officer Promoted

On July 19, 2017 Officer John Pettit was promoted to the rank of Sergeant at the Board of Trustees meeting in front of family, friends & colleagues.  Officer Pettit has served with the Brimfield Police Department for over 10 years, and will transition to serve as our midnight shift patrol supervisor.

K-9 Team Visits Altercare Nursing Facility

Sgt. Knarr visited with the senior residents at Altercare today for a “meet and greet” with K-9 Havoc and K-9 Recon.  They had a great time meeting with everyone, and thank-you to the residents and the staff for hosting us this morning!

New K-9 for BPD

Meet K-9 Recon! Recon is a German Shepard pup provided to our Department through Buckeye Area Regional K-9 (BARK). Recon will begin preliminary training soon with Sgt. Knarr.  K-9 Recon shares a bloodline with prior K-9’s that have served our Brimfield community, and he will be out and about soon.

BPD Partners on OVI Checkpoint

On Friday June 23rd, BPD partnered with the Ohio State Patrol, Portage County Sheriff’s Office, Kent PD, and Kent State University PD to conduct an OVI Checkpoint on SR#43 in our community.  Three arrests were made for OVI along with two additional arrests for drug related offenses. Thank-you to our county law enforcement partners for their assistance.

BPD Participates in K-9 First Aid & Trauma Training

A staff member with All Creature Veterinary Clinic giggles as Brimfield Police Department’s Sergeant David Knarr does his best to wrap the leg of Balto at the wound bandaging station during the K9 Unit First Aid and Trauma day held at All Creature Veterinary Clinic in Rittman, Ohio.  Thank you to their staff members for hosting this valuable training.!

Childscape Learn & Grow Kids Visit BPD

Thank-you to the awesome kids and staff from Childscape Learn & Grow in Tallmadge who paid a visit today for a police station tour! We enjoyed hosting you!

BPD at Eagle Scout Ceremony

Thank-you to Jonathan Cramer and his family for inviting BPD to attend his Eagle Scout ceremony on Saturday June 10th at First Baptist Church in Streetsboro.  Jonathan’s Eagle Scout project was the K-9 Memorial Dog Park on Lynn Rd. Congratulations Jonathan on your well-deserved achievement!

Arrests Made at Prescott Pike Construction Site

Two suspects were caught breaking into a construction trailer at Prescott Pike early morning 06/01/2017 while armed with a stolen handgun. The stolen handgun was a 9mm Smith & Wesson MP Shield reported stolen in Wayne County by its rightful owner. The loaded gun was found by officers checking the construction site off of Sanctuary View Drive at approximately 2:30 a.m. where the…read more →

BPD at Click It or Ticket Kick-Off Event

BPD recently participated in the statewide “Click It or Ticket” seat belt safety initiative kick off event held at Aurora Premium Outlets. In addition to BPD, participating agencies were Kent PD, Kent State PD, Hiram PD, Streetsboro PD, Aurora PD, the Portage County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ohio State Patrol.  From May 22-June 4, law enforcement agencies are giving attention to…read more →