On March 16, 2016 James Carrozzi was sworn in as a Reserve Police Officer with Brimfield PD. Prior to coming on board with BPD, James served previously with the Mantua Police Department. We welcome James to our department as he begins serving our community.
Becky Lehman with the Portage County Health Department recently supplied training for BPD officers on the use of Narcan overdose response kits. Changes to state law now allow police officers to carry Narcan while on patrol and apply the drug when responding to a heroin overdose situation. The kits and the training are provided free of charge through the Portage…read more →
On Sat. March 12 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Comfort Inn & Suites there will be a community discussion regarding the heroin epidemic. This event is sponsored by BPD and the Brimfield Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Mental Health & Recovery Board and the Portage County Health Department.
BPD is having an Open House for our community on Friday February 26th from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Please stop by for a station tour, to meet our staff, and to ask any questions you may have. BPD K-9 will be on hand as well! Brimfield Bread Oven is donating baked goods and The Field Restaurant is providing meal discount coupons for all…read more →
Congratulations to BPD Sgt. Matthew McCarty on his nomination and selection as BPD 2015 Officer of The Year. Sgt. McCarty has served with BPD since 2005 and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2008. Matt is presently our day shift supervisor.
Chief Mosley and staff were on hand recently for the grand opening of Brimfield Family Restaurant helping to serve food that day. A special thanks to Sgt. Knarr and K-9 Havoc for stopping by and spending time with patrons that day as well!
Officer Brett Dinkelman represented our department recently by providing ALICE training to the staff and volunteers at Christ Community Chapel.
Please visit www.bpdmovingforward.com for complete info. on the levy. On December 8, 2015 the Board of Trustees authorized placement of a replacement police protection levy for the March 2016 ballot.
On December 23, 2015 Officer Michael Rhodes was sworn in by Chief Roy Mosley III as the newest full-time officer for BPD filling an existing vacancy. Officer Rhodes served full-time previously with the Summa Health System Police Department since 2012, and was a Reserve officer for BPD since 2013. We welcome Office Rhodes aboard serving our community!
BPD recently hosted the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy mobile academy at our station to provide emergency driving and use of force simulator training to BPD officers, in addition to officers from Kent PD and Kent State PD. The mobile academy is a regional training resource available to agencies around the state of Ohio.