Athens, OH Police

Athens, Ohio – Jail and Mugshot Information

Athens, Ohio, is a city located in central Ohio, in Athens County. Athens has a population of 23,822 people. Athens has a council-mayor style of government, and the mayor of the city is Steve Patterson.

City of Athens
8 East Washington Street
Athens, OH 45701
740-592-3338

Athens City Website

In the year 2016, Athens had a crime index of 119.5, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. During that year, there were no murders in Athens. There were 6 rapes, 8 robberies, and 13 assaults. There were also 47 reported burglaries, 404 reported thefts, 11 reported auto thefts, and 1 reported arson. As of December 2018, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Athens. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 1,526 to 1.

Athens, Ohio – Police Station Information

In the year 2016, there were 467 reported crimes in Athens, which gave the city a crime rate of 1,830 per 100,000 persons. This is lower than the Ohio state crime rate of 2,878 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Athens.

The Athens Police Department is located on College Street, and the Chief of Police is Tom Pyle.

Athens Police Department
11 N. College St.
Athens, OH 45701
740-592-3315

Athens Police Dept
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Tom Pyle, Chief of Police
tpyle@ci.athens.oh.us

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is located in Athens, and the sheriff is Rodney Smith. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration and investigations.

Athens County Sheriff’s Office
13 W Washington St
Athens, OH 45701
740-593-6633

Athens County Sheriff
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The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail serves the Athens area. Inmates are allowed one free 30-minute onsite video visit per week. Inmates can have unlimited paid, offsite visits per week. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail
740-753-4060

Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

Open Records Requests in Athens, Ohio

Information about public records from the City of Athens can be viewed online.

Athens Public Records

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