Franklin Township Police Department

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Mission Statement of Our Police Department

It is the mission of the Franklin Township Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve. Our department reduces criminal activities fear of crime and enhances public safety while working with the diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity while conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

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We Are Looking For You…

Today, block watches allow the police and residents to work together to solve issues involving crime and social concerns in your community. Block watches are one of the original foundations of community policies and are referred to as the eyes and ears of law enforcement. Members look out for neighbors' properties and report suspicious activities to the police.

READY TO HELP YOU OUT

Through community mobilization, neighbors, businesses, co-workers, and students form an active partnership in the community. Block watches allow individuals to discover common interests and goals with their neighbors.

Please call +1 (614) 279-9411 to become a Blockwatch Captain in your neighborhood.

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About The Police Department

24 Hour full-time service
Chief B. Smith

Our current total workforce:

9 Full-Time Officers
0 Part-Time Officers

Our regular operating workforce:

13 Full-Time Officers
6 Part-Time Officers

AREA:

We serve within Columbus, Ohio – Inside I270 on the southwest side.

Population: 10,445 (2021)
Area: 6.70 square miles

OVERDOSE SURGES IN FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP 2021

OVERDOSE SURGES INFRANKLIN TOWNSHIP 2021

Our zip code has one of the highest overdose death rates in Franklin County.

In response to the surges in our community, FCPH has partnered with Franklin Township Police;

Get A Free Narcan Kit

Our officer's wear Body Cameras by Watchguard