Akron Police Department

  • Agency: Akron Police Department
  • Address: 217 S High St, Akron, 44308 OH
  • Chief: James Nice (Chief of Police)
Phone: 330-375-2552
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Akron Police Department is located at 217 S High St, Akron, 44308 OH. The Chief of Police of the department is James Nice. The Akron Police Department phone number is 330-375-2552.

Akron Police Department News

Help APD Identify PNC Bank Robbery Suspect. Shortly before 3:00 pm yesterday afternoon, the PNC Bank, located at 1 Cascade Plaza, was robbed. The employees reported the suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note. On the note the suspect demanded $8,000.00 in cash and stated he had a gun. The teller handed the suspect an unreported amount of cash and the suspect fled. The suspect is a black male, 40–45 years old, 5’11”–6’0”, 180–200 lbs., with a mustache, and wearing a camouflage ball cap, black jacket, blue jeans, and black gloves. If you have any information, please contact APD Detective R. Doney at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspect, do not approach; call 911.

Help APD Identify Homicide Suspect #18-007853. On Monday, April 16, 2018, shortly after 6:00 pm, officers responded to the 800 block of E. Exchange St. for a shooting. Officers arrived and found 46-year-old Jason L. Bradford with a gunshot wound to his torso. Bradford was transported to Akron City Hospital, where he later died. According to witnesses, Bradford was involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical and then shots were fired. The suspect left the scene in a mid-2000’s, 4-door, blue Dodge Neon. If you have any information, please contact APD Detective A. Hanlon at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspect, consider them ARMED and DANGEROUS. Do not approach; call 911.

This afternoon, the Akron Police Department held a promotional ceremony in City Council Chambers. Mayor Horrigan administered the oath of office to one new Police Deputy Chief and two new Police Captains. Jesse T. Leeser was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. Michael R. Yohe and Agostino L. Micozzi were promoted to the rank of Captain. Congratulations!

Help APD Identify Breaking & Entering suspects #18-007462. The occupants of the van pictured are suspects in a breaking & entering at a construction site on April 11th. If you have any information, please contact APD Detective T. Stewart at 330-375-2464; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspects, do not approach; call 911.

Reminder - tonight!

This afternoon, the Akron Police Department Community Relations Unit hosted an ‘APD Senior Safety Tour’ at The Villa at Marian Park. Residents were provided lunch, which was donated by Citizens Bank Downtown Akron, followed by a wealth of information on keeping themselves safe, from Officer Jim Conley, Akron Fire Lieutenant Sierjie Lash, and Michael Aller & Theresa Mosher from Citizen's Bank.

Help APD Identify A1 Market Breaking & Entering Suspects #18-007467. If you have any information, please contact APD Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspects, consider them ARMED and DANGEROUS. Do not approach; call 911.

The Akron Police Department is celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Appreciation Week, also known as Dispatcher Appreciation Week. Across the nation, in times of intense personal crisis and community-wide disasters, the first access point for those seeking all classes of emergency services is 9-1-1. The local public safety communications centers that receive these calls have emerged as the first and single point of contact for persons seeking immediate relief during an emergency. Just a note to say thanks to all of you, those in the front lines, those that supervise or manage and/or support our center, for the outstanding work you do for the City of Akron. Your work is challenging, rewarding, complex, and gratifying; all of which make it one of the most pride-filled and dynamic occupations in public safety. The center's 51 Public Safety Dispatchers received a total of 249,351 calls for 2017 for police, fire, and emergency medical services. Our staff is truly outstanding! Happy Dispatcher Appreciation Week!

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Both suspects have been identified.

Help APD Identify Suspect. On December 13, 2017, the victim’s car was broken into and credit cards were stolen. The pictured suspect was seen on surveillance at several stores, including the Walmart in Fairlawn, using the victim’s credit card to purchase a TV and clothing items. He was seen leaving in the pictured truck. If you have any information, please contact APD Sgt. M. Joyner at 330-375-2530; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspect, do not approach; call 911.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Summit County Children Services is asking YOU to join us in standing up for our children. Wear Blue Day for child abuse prevention is on April 11th, join the movement here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2117797281789428/

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Help APD Identify Suspects. On April 4, 2018, the victims’ cars were broken into and credit cards were stolen. The pictured suspects were seen on surveillance camera at the Walmart in N. Canton using the victims’ cards to buy phones and gaming consoles on the same day. If you have any information, please contact APD Sgt. M. Joyner at 330-375-2530; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspects, do not approach; call 911.

Help APD Identify suspect. On April 4, 2018, the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and stole a debit card. The pictured individual was observed entering Roush’s Market at 554 W. Thornton St. on April 4th, and using the victim’s card to withdraw money from her account. Another withdrawal occurred at the A1 Market at 2331 East Ave., a short time prior to the Roush’s withdrawal. If you have any information, please contact APD Sgt. M. Joyner at 330-375-2530; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspect, do not approach; call 911.

IN MEMORIAM – APD OFFICER EUGENE HOOPER Officer Eugene Hooper was shot and instantly killed while in the performance of his duty searching two armed robbery suspects on East Avenue near Chestnut Ridge on Apri1 10, 1965.

Help APD Identify Mr. Hero Aggravated Robbery Suspects #18-006924. If you have any information, please contact APD Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous. Any Facebook tips that contain personal information, including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, or mailing addresses should not be posted as a comment here; please send via inbox. If you see the suspects, consider them ARMED and DANGEROUS. Do not approach; call 911.

On Easter Sunday, Detective Alan Jones, along with Lt. Mark Farrar, and NRT Officers Jeff Lamm, Danny Ullman, and Zach Magaw, assisted some group home members on Work Dr. with hiding several dozen Easter eggs for a neighborhood Easter egg hunt. After the eggs were hidden, the residents fed the officers an Easter meal. After the meal, they assisted around 20 neighborhood kids of various ages in the Easter egg hunt. The volunteers, the kids and the officers all had a great time and everyone enjoyed the event.