Police Department

461282_363747183656859_96683795_oThe Findlay Police Department is comprised of dedicated professional Police Officers and employees who are committed to serving the citizens of the City of Findlay. We are a nationally accredited CALEA agency working towards full accreditation for the second time. Through the CALEA process the department continually performs self evaluation, always looking to better performance, being more creative and constantly improving the services we provide to the community.

Please take this brief survey to let us know how we are doing:  Findlay Police Department Citizen Survey.

Deadline for submission of this survey is October 7, 2016.  Hard copies of the survey are available in the Police Administration Office (Room 116 of the Municipal Building) or the Mayor’s Office (Room 310 of the Municipal Building).  The survey is completely anonymous.


Police News

John Dunbar Named Findlay Police Chief

Mayor Lydia Mihalik has announced the appointment of John Dunbar as the next Findlay Police Chief on Thursday.  Dunbar has 25 years in the police service and has been a Lieutenant since 2010.  Dunbar was appointed as acting chief in February of this year following the retirement of Chief Greg Horne.   Dunbar rose to […]



Type of Incident: Stabbing Date & Time of Incident: June 20, 2017 @ 05:19 Location of Incident: 1901 Kirkwood Court, Apartment C Brief Description:  Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1901 Kirkwood Court Apartment C. Officers located the male victim and a male suspect at this residence. There were two other persons inside the […]


Law Enforcement Torch Run comes to Findlay on June 21

The Findlay/ Hancock County leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will travel through Findlay on June 21, 2017.  This year marks the 31st year of the Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The route will start at the Findlay post of the Ohio State Patrol (3201 N. Main St.) […]




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