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BPD Provides ALICE Training

Officer Brett Dinkelman represented our department recently by providing ALICE training to the staff and volunteers at Christ Community Chapel.

Trustees Authorize 2016 Replacement Police Protection Levy

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.

New Officer Sworn In

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 Hosts OPOTA Mobile Academy Training

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.

BPD Hosts Senior Breakfast Event

On Tuesday December 15th & Wednesday December 16th BPD hosted our community’s seniors at Beef O’Bradys for breakfast and fellowship.  BPD Officers and volunteers were on hand to serve over 300 seniors breakfast.  Thank you to all of our seniors who came out to spend time with us this week.

Breakfast With Santa Benefiting D.A.R.E.

BPD staff and volunteers were at Applebees on Sat. December 5th serving breakfast for our Breakfast With Santa event.  All ticket proceeds collected benefited the Brimfield D.A.R.E. Program.  Thank you to everyone for coming out!  

BPD Officers Complete CIT Training

Officer Kelly Ryba and Officer John Pettit recently completed Crisis Intervention Training (CIT).  Sponsored nationally by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the CIT program trains police officers and others to handle incidents involving people who have a mental illness, to manage crisis situations for the safety of everyone involved and to learn about alternatives to jail.

MADD Recognizes Sgt. Jerry Dumont

Congratulations to Sgt. Jerry Dumont who was recognized by Portage County Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for his OVI enforcement efforts at their annual law enforcement awards banquet.  Sgt. Dumont is currently our midnight shift supervisor, and this is his 6th time receiving this award from MADD.

Coffee With A Cop Community Event

Thank you to General Manager Shelley and her staff at McDonalds of Brimfield for being such gracious hosts for our “Coffee With A Cop” community event on Saturday October 3rd.   Thank you also to everyone who stopped in to meet and chat with members of our department!  We will look to partner with McDonalds again next Spring for another Coffee…read more →

Reserve Police Officer Opportunity

The Brimfield Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Reserve Police Officer position.  Applicants should have a current Ohio Peace Officer certificate or be currently enrolled in a police academy program.  Candidates being considered for Reserve Police Officer positions will undergo a panel interview, background investigation and further evaluations.  If accepted, Reserve Police Officers will complete a training program…read more →