City of North Ridgeville
Police Department

The mission of the North Ridgeville Police Department is to work in alliance with our citizens in providing professional services that will enhance the quality of life for this community. We believe that this is best accomplished through the fair and impartial application of the law administered in a caring and responsible manner.


Department Contacts:

 Chief Michael Freeman  Police Chief
 Eleni Douzos  Admin. Secretary to Chief of Police
 Captain Kevin Jones  Operations Officer
 Lieutenant Greg Petek  Detective Bureau Commander
 Lieutenant Tony Lee  Platoon A Dayshift Commander
 Lieutenant Vince Abt  Platoon B Dayshift Commander
 Lieutenant Pat West  Platoon A Nightshift Commander
 Lieutenant Adam Freas  Platoon B Nightshift Commander
 Brenda Girgash  Records Custodian

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Proposed Police Station News from Our Police Department
Take a bow North Ridgeville!  According to NeighborhoodScout, who analyzes crime statistics to help people find safe places to live, has again ranked your city as one of the top ten safest cities in the United States to live.  
Longbow/Crossbow Deer Hunting Land Registration Underway for 2021-2022
For those wishing to register their land for the 2021-2022 longbow/crossbow deer hunting season in the city of North Ridgeville (starting September 25, 2021 and ending February 6, 2022) you will need to either visit the lobby of the police station or download the forms from the Police Department webpage. Upon completion of the required form (single landowner or multiple landowners), please drop it off in the lobby of the Police Department, 7307 Avon Belden Road, North Ridgeville, OH 44039, or email it to [email protected].
Neighbors App North Ridgeville Police Department Partners With Ring
In an effort to better communicate with our community the North Ridgeville Police Department is happy to announce that we have partnered with Ring, the popular Amazon video-doorbell company.  
Police Department Non-Emergency Phone Line
If you call the non-emergency Police Department phone number 327-2191 and receive a busy signal, please dial 327-2192.  The phone company is aware of the issue and is continuing to work on a resolve. 
Special Needs and Wandering Alert Form

The North Ridgeville Police Department is launching a Special Needs and Wandering Alert Form to better meet the needs of residents with autism, dementia, or other special needs that police, fire and EMS should be alerted to. This will provide emergency services with valuable information about residents who may have difficulty communicating during a crisis situation, or who are reported missing.

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Sign up to receive Lorain County and City of North Ridgeville emergency and general messages via phone, e-mail and/or text messages.  

7307 Avon Belden Road

North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Emergency 911
Non-Emergency Phone:

(440) 327-2191
Fax:  (440) 353-0834 

Records Department: 
Police and Accident Reports
Phone:  (440) 353-0830
Monday-Friday 6 AM-2 PM

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