Police Department – Village of Gibsonburg
DON KARR, CHIEF OF POLICE
The Gibsonburg Police Department works to ensure the safety of the Village and to enforce various statutes and ordinances on a 24-hour-a-day basis. In addition to regular patrol of the Village, the Police Department offers other services. For additional information you can call (419) 637-2142 or click on the CONTACT PAGE.
Gibsonburg residents and visitors can rest assured that their Police Department’s main objective is to protect the citizens and their property against crime. The Department consists of eight sworn officers, five full-time and three part-time and operates two marked patrol vehicles for around-the-clock protection. Department personnel are well trained, highly skilled and utilize state-of-the-art equipment. Members of the Department possess a total combined law enforcement experience of more than 100 years.
The Police Department maintains close relationships with all surrounding law enforcement organizations, and operates within the framework of long standing mutual aid contracts.
Members of the Department are committed to excellence in the performance of duty and take great pride in being a contributor to the success of the Village.
The mission of the Gibsonburg Police Department is to improve the quality of life of the citizens, living, working, or visiting the Village.
We believe it is our responsibility to protect the constitutional rights of all persons and we are accountable to the citizens we serve.
We believe that crime is not only a police problem, but a social problem which impacts all aspects of community life and we are committed to working with the community to address these problems.
We accept our leadership role in providing for a safe community and understand that we are a part of, not a part from the community.
We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity.
We recognize the badge of our office as a symbol of public faith and public trust.