Police Department

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10 E. First St

Office - 740-852-1414
Fax - 740-852-7025
Email  LPD

The London Ohio Division of Police utilizes this webpage to further our mission and enhance our services to the community.  If you have suggestions or content you believe would better serve our community, please contact us and share your thoughts.  For an easy way to connect with us and also submit anonymous tips; download our app in the app store for IOS or Andrioid devices.  Also be sure to follow us on Facebook at London Ohio Police; on Twitter @LondonOhiopd and on Instagram @londonohiopd for timely updates and other relevant information! We also subscribe to our area's Nextdoor email service in an effort to stay connected with area residents.

Our mission is to provide effective and efficient law enforcement and public safety services in order to maintain the peace, and enhance the quality of life for our community.

We are dedicated to fulfilling our mission by adhering to our guiding principles:

  • Stewardship - We are mindful of our entrusted duty towards the responsible management and protection of our community, and its resources; as well as the individual rights of those we serve.

  • Integrity - We hold ourselves to the highest standard of honesty, accountability, and ethical conduct in both our professional and personal encounters.

  • Fortitude - We undertake our duties in the face of adversity with unwavering courage and resolve. 

  • Empathy - While displaying humility, we treat others with respect,  maintaining an understanding of cultural diversities and facilitating synergy.

Our vision is to become a valued and well respected partner in a vibrant community; as well as within the public safety arena.

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  • Get Immediate Notifications Of Emergency Situations, Weather Advisories, Traffic Delays And Important City Information

  • View Traffic Surveys And Crash Reports

  • See Who Was Recently Arrested And Know Where Sex Offenders Are Living In Your Neighborhood

  • View Recent Police Beat Reports And Submit A Tip

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Stewardship serves as a guiding principle we employ to fulfill our mission. With this mindset, alongside our regular crime suppression patrols and criminal investigations, we provide these services and programs to enhance the delivery of effective and efficient public safety services:

Headshot of police chief  Glenn Nicols

Glenn Nicol became police chief with the London Division of Police on December 28, 2015. Chief Nicol started his career with the Marysville Division of Police in 1979 as a dispatcher. He completed his basic peace officer training at Clark State in 1980 and worked through the ranks as an auxiliary officer, patrol officer, sergeant and deputy chief. Chief Nicol spent ten years as an investigator before being appointed as an assistant chief in 2001 where he remained until he retired from the agency in 2013.

In addition to numerous technical law enforcement courses, Chief Nicol has completed the School of Police Staff and Command from Northwestern University, the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and the Certified Law Enforcement Executive program through the Ohio Law Enforcement Foundation. Chief Nicol also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Mt. Vernon Nazarene University.

Email: Chief Nicol