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Sidney Police Department

234 W. Court St, Sidney OH 45365
Emergencies dial 911
Non emergencies (937) 498-2351

Sidney Ohio Police Department

The Communications section is currently comprised of eight full time dispatchers and 2 part time dispatchers.  They handle the initial phone call made to the department for assistance which include over 15,000 911 calls.  All of our dispatcher serve the dual roles of gathering the vital call information and dispatching the appropriate units. 

Their primary responsibilities include:

  • Dispatching for Police, Fire and Medical units using a computer aided dispatch system
  • Certified Leads operators
  • Entering and confirming  warrants for court personnel and police units
  • Monitoring weather alerts for potential activation of tornado sirens
  • Activate emergency messages sent to personnel and the community
  • Collect Municipal Court bonds when the court is closed
  • Monitor the security of the police department
  • Certified Deputy Clerks and Notaries
  • Assist all the officers with a wide variety of duties


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