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Nicholas H. Snyder
Chief of Police

The Lancaster Police Department responds to an average of 60K+ calls for service annually, playing a crucial role in the safety of the community. Members of our agency have exceptional opportunities that prioritize leadership, collaboration, and a strong commitment to public service.


To provide protection and high quality police services to all.

Division of Police Headquarters

130 South Broad Street  |  Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Non - Emergency

For general, non-emergency police services.

(740) 687-6680

Detective Bureau

For questions related to assigned and/or ongoing investigation(s).

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For questions related to hiring and becoming a member of LPD.

Records Division

For records requests, data, public information requests, and bond.

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On-Duty Supervisor

For the on-duty patrol supervisor during your time of call.

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Administrative Offices

For the administrative offices including section commanders.

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Communication Center

For the dispatch center and requests for police response.

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Community Services

For D.A.R.E. and organization of community events and/or outreach.

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Repeat Menu

To repeat the menu.

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June 5 - 9


Safety Town

July 21


Lancaster Festival Artwalk

June 16


United Way Day of Action

August 27

Battle of the Badges

Police vs. Fire

Charity Basketball Game

July 4


Fourth of July Parade

Firework Celebration

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