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On behalf of the men and women of the City of Akron Police Department, welcome to our website.

Our employees strive to serve the community both efficiently and courteously.  Our  website is just one of the ways we are able to positively interact with the community.  Links to crime statistics, police reports, and various APD social media sources allow citizens to stay informed and involved.

Our mission is to serve the community of Akron in a collaborative effort to enhance the quality of life through crime prevention, enforcement of laws, promotion of safety, and reduction of fear.



APD Values and Principles


Honesty and Integrity

We will model a high standard of honesty and integrity in our personal and professional lives.


We will assure fair and impartial treatment of all individuals in the department and the community we serve.


Through continuous improvement, we will set a standard of excellence for delivery of law enforcement services in our community.


We will enhance trust, teamwork, and communication by cooperating with each other and the community.


We will treat everyone with dignity and respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens.


Annual Akron Police Auction


The Akron Police Department is holding an auction for seized, forfeited, and abandoned property on Saturday September 30, 2017 at 9 a.m. Doors will open to the public at 8 a.m. for public viewing, Auction will be held outside at 1085 Sweitzer Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44301.

Items include bags of ammo, gun cases, long bows, paint ball guns, laptops, cell phones, jewelry, new clothing and much more!!

Terms are CASH ONLY! No checks or credit cards are accepted and all items are sold as is. Any questions please contact the Akron Police Property Room at 330-375-2047. Persons with disabilities needing assistance are asked to contact the ADA Office, 166 S. High Street, Akron, Ohio 44308 at 330-375-2189 or for TDD 330-375-2345 at least 7 days in advance.


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