Kent, Ohio – Jail and Mugshot Information
Kent, Ohio, is a city located in northeastern Ohio, in Portage County. Kent has a population of 28,904 people. Kent has a council-manager style of government, and the mayor of the city is Jerry D. Fiala.
City of Kent
Kent City Hall
930 Overholt Road
Kent, OH 44240
Jerry D. Fiala, Mayor
For the year 2016, Kent had a crime index of 132.8, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. During that year, there were 31 robberies,1 murder, and 53 assaults. There were also 95 reported burglaries, 385 reported thefts, 16 reported auto thefts, and 2 reported arsons. As of December 2018, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Kent. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 1,193 to 1.
Kent, Ohio – Police Station Information
In the year 2016, there were 563 crimes reported in Kent, which gave the city a crime rate of 1,877 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 Kent.
The Kent Police Department is located on Avon Belden Road, and the Chief of Police is Michelle Lee Divisions within the department include patrol, detectives, and communications.
Kent Police Department
301 S. Depeyster St.
Kent, OH 44240
The Portage County Sheriff’s Office is located in Ravenna and provides police services. The sheriff is David W. Doak. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include civil, corrections, detectives, and records.
Portage County Sheriff’s Office
8240 Infirmary Road
Ravenna, OH 44266
The Portage County Most Wanted List can be viewed online.
The Portage County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office, and it can house approximately 240 inmates. Captain Ricky Neal is the Jail Administrator. Inmates are allowed one 30-minute visit per week, and visits must be requested by the inmate 72 hours in advance. Males can have visitors on Tuesdays and Saturdays, while females can have visitors on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Portage County Jail
Open Records Requests in Kent, Ohio
Information about public records from the Kent Police Department can be viewed online.
Police Logs in Kent, Ohio
Police logs for the Kent Police Department can be viewed online. Most of the events were related to traffic stops and record checks.