Posted on: June 29, 2022
Three new patrolmen officially joined the Westlake Police Department on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Alejandro Giraldo, Giovanni Santiago and Steve Barnie took the oath of office administered by Mayor Dennis M. Clough in the Michael Killeen Council Chambers at...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2022
The City of Westlake held a send-off last Friday for the founder of the WPD's School Resource Officer (SRO) Program, SRO Scott Fortkamp, who is retiring after 26 years with the department.
During his career in Westlake, he established We...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Members of the Westlake Police Department and Mayor Dennis M. Clough attended a graduation ceremony for the latest class of students at Dover Intermediate School to complete the school's D.A.R.E. program.
The graduates participated in an...Read on...
Posted on: April 7, 2022
Student Registration for Westlake Safety Town is open now, using the Westlake Recreation Center's online registration for Westlake residents.
This year, Safety Town is returning to full classes with both students for children entering Kin...
Posted on: March 14, 2022
The Westlake Police Auxiliary Unit is looking for new members! Come join a team of dedicated people who volunteer to help the community and the officers of Westlake in a multitude of ways. They are highly trained and provided all they need to succeed! Con...Read on...
Posted on: March 7, 2022
The City of Westlake held retirement a ceremony honoring Sgt. John Mauer on Friday, March 4, for his 31 years with the Westlake Police Department.
Police Chief Kevin Bielozer praised Sgt. Mauer for setting a fine example of what solid police work...Read on...
Posted on: January 6, 2022
Westlake Police Patrolman John Jereb retired after 28 years of service to the people of Westlake. He received a Proclamation from Mayor Dennis M. Clough during a send-off on Thursday, Jan. 6, attended by colleagues and family.
Police Chief Kevin ...Read on...
Posted on: December 21, 2021
The City of Westlake promoted two officers to the rank of Sergeant on Dec. 17 at City Hall. Mayor Dennis M. Clough administered the oath of office to Ryan Pischel and Nate Fox during a swearing in ceremony attended by friends, family and colleagues in the...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2021
The Westlake Police Department held a retirement ceremony for Karoly "Chuck" Petrik, who has served as the WPD's Vehicle and Building Maintenance Technician for the last 21 years.
Petrik held one of the most demanding jobs in the City, as he was ...Read on...
Posted on: February 12, 2021
The Westlake Police Department is pleased to honor five officers whose efforts exemplified the department's commitment to its mission to protect and serve our community this past year.
These admirable officers and the awards they earned through t...
Posted on: January 15, 2021
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has launched a new tool which allows victims of fraud related to unemployment compensation to report these crimes directly to the State of Ohio rather than contacting local law enforcement.
Data provi...Read on...
Posted on: October 5, 2020
Jason Dancy and Joshua Frey were sworn in as Lieutenant and Sergeant, respectively, on Thursday, Oct. 1 at City Hall.
Family, friends and colleagues were in attendance for the occasion as both officers were sworn in to their new positions by Mayor Dennis ...Read on...