Richmond Heights, OH Police

Richmond Heights, Ohio Jail and Mugshot Information

The City of Richmond Heights, Ohio has a population of 10,546. The mayor as of 2018 is David H. Roche. His phone number is (216) 486-2474 and his email address is mayors.office@richmondheightsohio.org. The city can be found in Cuyahoga County.

David H. Roche
26789 Highland Road
Richmond Heights, OH 44143
Phone: (216) 486-2474
Fax: (216) 383-6320
Email: mayors.office@richmondheightsohio.org

The crime index of Richmond Heights, as reported by a 2016 statistic, was 199.7. There has been 11 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 945 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.

Richmond Heights, Ohio Police Station Information

The table offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Richmond Heights, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Richmond Heights, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Richmond Heights, OH crime rate is 8% lower than the Ohio average and is 7% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Richmond Heights, OH has a violent crime rate that is 14% lower than the Ohio average and 33% lower than the national average. For property crime, Richmond Heights, OH is 8% lower than the Ohio average and 3% lower than the national average.

Facts about crime in Richmond Heights, Ohio:

  • The overall crime rate in Richmond Heights is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.24 daily crimes that occur in Richmond Heights.
  • Richmond Heights is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Richmond Heights you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Richmond Heights has decreased by 4%.

The city’s Police Department is staffed with 22- full time officers, 1- Chief’s Secretary, 2- Administrative/Records Clerks and 12- Auxiliary officers. The department is active in a number of community and school related events and programs.

The dispatch of police services is handled by the Heights Hillcrest Communications Center, a collaborative regional dispatch center, with the communities of Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, University Heights and South Euclid.

The police department has a jail classified as a Temporary Holding Facility, where it can hold arrested persons for 6-hours. The city contracts with the Cuyahoga County Jail to hold prisoners for more than 6-hours.

The City of Richmond Heights police department is one of five members of SPAN (Suburban Police Anti-crime Network), a regional police organization which shares resources amongst the member communities. The other member communities are Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights and Mayfield Village.

The department also offers assistance with animal problems via a contract for professional animal control service from the City of South Euclid.

Richmond Heights Police Department Address:

Thomas M. Wetzel, Chief of Police
27201 Highland Rd
Richmond Heights, OH 44143
Non-emergency: (216) 486-1234
Emergency: 911

The Cuyahoga County Corrections Center (CCCC) is the second largest Jail in the state. It is a full service Jail that provides superior care and management of over 26,000 inmates annually.
There are currently two locations, Downtown and Euclid. The Downtown Jail, which is the primary facility, is situated on one-half of a city block in downtown Cleveland at W. 3rd St. and W. Lakeside. It consists of two high rise buildings (Jail I and Jail II) that provide over one million square feet of space. The facility houses all levels of security statuses, from maximum security to weekenders. In 2015, the average stay of inmates was 30 days, approximately 10 days less than in 2014 with an average daily population of 2168.

The CCCC operates a full service Kitchen, Medical Clinic and Pharmacy and provides Social Service programing, all managed by a staff of over 700 employees. CCCC’s partnership with MetroHealth Care has enhanced the quality and level of services provided to inmates. Service lines such as imaging, dental, and hygiene, were increased to complement MetroHealth’s already robust service portfolio and extend in-house capabilities.

The CCCC is managed by a dedicated Executive Staff comprised of the Regional Director of Corrections, two Associate Wardens, Facility Services Manager, Mental Health Services Manager, and Health Care Services Director. The daily operations are managed by Sergeants who oversee Corporals and a complement of around 550 Corrections Officers. Together, this team, in conjunction with a full time medical staff which includes doctors, RN’s, LPN’s, MTA’s, Psychiatric and Dental services, are dedicated to maintaining a safe facility for our housed offenders.

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Richmond Heights, Ohio Jail:

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