Eat a burrito for a good cause!! Chipotle in The Cascades of Brimfield is hosting a fundraiser for BPD Shop With a Cop on Tues. September 26th from 5PM-9PM. Show the flyer or simply tell the cashier you are supporting Shop With a Cop and 50% of proceeds will go towards this great program.
Thank you to Cleveland Fox 8 news for their recent story on K-9 Recon and the donation drive underway to obtain a bulletproof vest for Recon.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.!
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!
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!