Public Safety

Public Safety

Police Cruiser and Fire Apparatus, Sylvania

The Public Safety

The physical safety of Sylvania’s citizens is entrusted to the city Public Safety Department.

Kevin Aller
Safety Director
6730 Monroe Street
P: 419-885-8965
E-Mail: city.public.service@cityofsylvania.com

Police Division

William H. Rhodus
Chief of Police
6635 Maplewood Ave.
P: 419-885-8902
E-Mail: chief.rhodus@sylvaniapolice.com

How We Can Help You

For information on these and other programs, visit the Sylvania Police Division website.

  • Business portal
  • Child safety seat inspections
  • Citizens Academy
  • Concentrated Traffic Enforcement (Safe Sylvania Streets)
  • Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
  • Explorer Post #266
  • Facility tours
  • Homeland Security information
  • House checks
  • Impaired Driving Program (Fatal Vision)
  • R.U.O.K. (Are You OK?)
  • Reports
  • Safety City
  • Safety programs (bicycle safety, personal safety awareness, etc.)
  • School Resource Officers (SRO)
  • Speakers

Township Fire Department

Michael Ramm
Fire Chief
Sylvania Township/City of Sylvania

8210 Sylvania Avenue
P: 419-882-7676
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The Sylvania Township Fire Department provides fire and emergency medical response and fire inspection services for more than 48,000 residents and business owners within the Sylvania Fire District.