Kent, OH Police

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
330-675-7500

Kent City Website

Jerry D. Fiala, Mayor
330-678-8007
Fialaj@kent-ohio.org

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
330-673-7732

Kent Police Dept
Kent Police Facebook

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
330-296-5100

Portage County Sheriff
Portage Sheriff Facebook

The Portage County Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Portage County Most Wanted

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
330-297-3891

Portage Sheriff Most Wanted Fugitives

Open Records Requests in Kent, Ohio

Information about public records from the Kent Police Department can be viewed online.

Kent Police Records

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.

Kent Police Logs

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