The Township currently operates a full-time police department and dispatch service. Presently the department operates with 11 full-time police officers, including a police chief and four full-time dispatchers. The department is also served by various part-time police officers and dispatch personnel. Additionally, the police department has a detective and juvenile bureau, a school resources officer and other community policing programs.
Police Chief/Township Administrator, David Hayes
Police Chief/Township Administrator David Hayes has been in Law Enforcement, Police Supervision and Police Administration for almost 30 years. Chief Hayes now wears a dual hat as the Township Administrator where he has daily Administrative duties as well as leading our fine Police Department.
Today, February 25, 2014, around 11 A.M. members of the Northfield Center / Sagamore Hills Fire Department took in this male pug who was found roaming the parking lot of the CVS store at Rte. 82 and Olde Eight Rd. He has not been neutered, was wearing the shown black shoulder harness and is about 15 lbs. He is very friendly, and clean but all the area vets are not familiar with him. Please help us locate his owner! If you have information on who his owner is, please contact the Fire Department at 330-467-7410 or the Sagamore Hills Police Department at 330-468-0900.
On January 13, 2014, the Sagamore Hills Police Department gave the formal oath of office at a swearing in ceremony for two employees. Officer Ryan Shelby was sworn in as a full time Police Officer and Dispatcher Leah Coffman was sworn in as a part time Dispatcher. In addition to this the department took great pride in awarding their Employee of the Year Award. The 2013 Employee of the Year was Communications Supervisor Janell Mucha. She was awarded a proclamation presented to her by Township Trustee John Zaccardelli. Assistant Summit County Prosecutor John Galonski was in attendance for the ceremony.
From left to right: Leah Coffman, Police Chief David Hayes, Ryan Shelby, John Galonski
From left to right: Janell Mucha, Trustee John Zaccardelli, Police Chief David Hayes