Athens Police Department

  • Agency: Athens Police Department
  • Address: 11 N. College St, Athens, 45701 OH
  • Chief: Richard Mayer (Chief of Police)
Phone: (740)593-6606
Fax: (740)592-3358

Athens Police Department is located at 11 N. College St, Athens, 45701 OH. The Chief of Police of the department is Richard Mayer. The Athens Police Department phone number is (740)593-6606.

Athens Police Department News

The Athens Police Department would like to thank all the Veterans for all they have done for us. Please come out and support the Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2017 at 10:00am. The parade will start on Morris Ave, come down E State St, up E Carpenter, up Court St, and come to an end at W Union St.

APD is looking to identify the male in these photos in reference to a theft offense that occurred on E State Street. Please contact Officer Brown if you have any information.

A little late, but we wanted to thank Kimberly Moore for sharing this photo with us from last week. Ms. Moore advised her son was very excited to meet Officer Brown! Thanks for the photo.

The month of November is also the month of Movember. As Officers were authorized to wear pink badges for the month of October, in observance of breast cancer awareness month, Officers will be allowed to have beards for the month of November. Each Officer that elects to grow a beard, or try, will have to donate $1 a day for the month to the Movember Foundation. The Movember Foundation raises money for research for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health/suicide prevention.

We are looking for someone to identify this following individual. He is wanted for questioning for damaging a vehicle and a theft offense. If anybody has any information regarding this incident or knows this individual, please contact PO Andy Foster at 740-592-3313.

UPDATE: Dogs have been claimed. These dogs were located on Court St overnight. Officers attempted to located an owner, but were unable to. They were taken to the Athens County dog shelter, 13333 State Route 13, Chauncey, OH 45719. Phone# 740-593-5415. Please share to help them find their home.

Press Release September 21, 2017 At approximately 11:15 this morning a suspect entered the Citizens Bank at 20 West Stimson Ave. armed with a handgun and robbed the bank of an as yet to determined amount of money. The suspect entered the bank and jumped the counter, threatening employees with what appeared to be a dark colored handgun. After taking money the suspect fled the bank on foot running west bound. Video footage from the area shows a possible suspect vehicle as a dark colored 2007-2011 Nissan Versa with an unknown license plate. The suspect is believed to be a white male and was wearing a red or pink hat and what appeared to be a skin tight light tan mask with dark glasses over top and a dark colored jacket with a red color. He appears to also have on gloves with some sort of design on the back of the hand. Anyone with information concerning this robbery can call Lt. Jeff McCall at the Athens Police Department at (740) 592-3315 or (740) 592-3313.

We are seeking the help of the public in identifying the individual pictured below. If you have any information please contact P.O. Jenne at 740-592-3313.

*********Update: Suspect is in custody, great work by the Athens County Sheriffs Office.********************* *****PLEASE SHARE THIS POST***** The male subject pictured below is being sought by area Law Enforcement for questioning in regards to several bank robberies. If you have any information please contact the Athens County Sheriff's Office.

It has been 16 years....

We are seeking information on the male and female pictured in this post in regards to theft and identity fraud. Please contact Officer Johnson with any info at 740-592-3313.

We are also seeking information on the subject pictured below, also for a theft offense. If you have any information contact Officer Brown at 740-592-3313.

We are seeking the identity of the individual pictured below. This subject is wanted for questioning in regards to a theft. Please contact Officer Johnson at 740-592-3313

Please spread the word by liking and sharing this post, this is an easy way to do a lot of good!

Does this bike belong to you? A concerned citizen located this bike near the Athens fairgrounds on W. Union St. and turned it into the Police Department. Please contact us to claim it.

We hope for a speedy recovery for K-9 Bora!

As the school year is beginning we would like to remind everyone to pay attention and stop for the school busses. Sometimes it can be slightly confusing as to when you're supposed to stop, here is a diagram explaining just that.

We are seeking information on the male pictured below, he is wanted for questioning about a theft from Dollar General. If you have any information about this subject please contact Officer Brown at 740-592-3313

Congratulations to our own Officer Reece and his new bride to be!!

Here is a little video shared on the City's page for driving in a roundabout.

Patrol Officer Position Information

We are hiring for the position of Patrol Officer.

We couldn't be more proud of our Officers here at APD. I know these guys don't want a lot of pomp and circumstance so we will simply say this.... Great job LT. Magruder and Officer Boggs!

We are hosting the below training at the Athens community center. If you are involved in law enforcement you should sign up for this class! This is a free 1 day class that is offered 3 days in a row. Please send an email to the address at the bottom of the flyer to schedule your course date or send any questions you may have.