Cambridge Police Department

  • Agency: Cambridge Police Department
  • Address: 601 Southgate Pkwy, Cambridge, 43725 OH
  • Chief: Richard Wayt (Chief of Police)
Phone: 740-439-4431
Fax: 740-439-5670

Cambridge Police Department is located at 601 Southgate Pkwy, Cambridge, 43725 OH. The Chief of Police of the department is Richard Wayt. The Cambridge Police Department phone number is 740-439-4431.

Cambridge Police Department News

The Cambridge Police Detective Bureau has created a profile to contact the public using social media due to less people having active phone numbers. The public can message through this profile but please do not attempt to report any criminal activity but call our dispatch to handle those needs. DB Cambridge is the profile name.

Congratulations to Sergeant Ashton Baker on his promotion!

Recruitment: More details are posted on

Our newest cruiser. Notice the new graphics. All new cars will eventually look like this, once the old ones are phased out.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the fallen Kirkersville officer and his family. Our thoughts are also with the department as they deal with the loss of their Chief. We ask that everybody remember the dangerous job law enforcement officers do everyday and keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

This little girl's mom sent us this picture. She wanted to thank Ptl. Wagner for taking a little time to talk to her daughter. Mom reports that this little visit made her daughters day. Well done Ptl. Wagner.

A big thank you to the crew at Cambridge Cancer Center for wearing the colors and supporting law enforcement. Again, thank you for your support, we need all the help we can get.

Got to see the Easter bunny while visiting the Cambridge Cancer Center today. Thanks Easter bunny.........

While conducting a search warrant officers located a safe in the house. We have not found any reports for this safe to be stolen. If anyone has information of a stolen safe not report with CPD please contact our agency.

This afternoon our SRO was alerted to a situation at the Cambridge Middle School. Upon investigating with school administrators, it was learned that a student had brought a knife into the school. At no time was any student threatened with a knife. Other alert students alerted the Principal, who alerted our SRO. Once the identity of the student was know, the school was put on a brief lock down, to keep all students secure in rooms. The student was then removed from the class room and the knife was recovered. The lock down lasted no longer than 5 minutes. The student will be referred to the Prosecutor for charges.

Had a great time talking to Ms. Roe's pre school class at South Elementary. They really liked the back of the police car. Thank you for inviting us Ms. Roe

The Cambridge Police Department is looking to replace a dispatcher position. Posting date: January 17, 2017 Position: Police dispatcher Hours: Varies by seniority Rate of Pay: Starts at $13.92; 1 year at $14.74; 2 years at $15.56; 3 years (top rate) at $16.38 Definition: Serve as an official representative of the police department. Dispatch police patrol units to crime and accident scenes and maintain contact. Input information into computer as required. Answer telephones and radios; act as a receptionist for those coming into the lobby of the department. Equipment & Location: Must be able to operate the following equipment: telephone (including E-911), radio, CAD, MDT, LEADS computer system, fax machine, typewriter, intercom system, and any other equipment essential to the position. Essential Functions: Receive and transmit information using telephone, radio, computer, and personal contacts. Received, interpret, and transmit data and other information for the E-911 equipment. Keep accurate logs of activities occurring during the shift. Dispatch appropriate personnel and equipment. Ability to describe situations demanding such responses. Enter information in CAD and other computer files. File reports, Documents, and correspondence in proper files. Answer inquiries from public concerning local and state laws or direct them to the proper source of information. Make officers and supervisors aware of pertinent information. Monitor surrounding area law enforcement and other emergency services during normal and emergency situations. Act as notary for various court systems. Keep assigned area presentable by performing general house cleaning duties. Perform duties requiring similar skills and/or as assigned by superiors. Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age, of good character, trustworthy, honest, and in good physical condition. Have excellent diction and hearing as well as fluently speak, write, and understand English. Possess high school diploma or equivalent. Able to pass background check and drug screen. May be subject to a pre-employment polygraph examination. Employment Application: Must be picked up and returned to the Civil Service Commission office located at 1131 Steubenville Avenue, during the office hours of Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Office is closed for lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Complete the application in it’s entirely and return by 4 p.m. on February 3, 2017 (Deadline).

I am honored to announce the appointment of our newest police officer, Justin Larrick. Justin was born and raised in Cambridge and his dream of becoming a police officer has come true. Congratulations Justin, stay safe and continue the tradition of what it means to be a member of the Cambridge Police Department by serving your community with integrity, honesty and pride.

Our newest officer was sworn in today. Congratulation Bridget Vickers, welcome to the Police Department

We swore in the newest honorary member of the Cambridge Police Department today. Brody Deeks won a ride to school from Lt. Dave Peoples through the Cambridge area Chamber of Commerce. Brody had a great time and so did the officers who participated. It is also Brody's 4th birthday, so if you see Brody, wish him a Happy Birthday! Presenting Brody his appointment certificate is Public Safety Director Hill, Chief DeLancey and Lt. Peoples.

Chief DeLancey and Det. Angler reading to 3rd graders at North Elementary. Thanks for having us North, we had a good time!

Escorting the homecoming parade last night. Good luck tonight Bobcats!