Wooster, OH Police

Wooster , Ohio – Jail and Mugshot Information

Wooster, Ohio, is a city located southwest of Akron, in Wayne County. Wooster has a population of 26,119 people. Wooster has a council-mayor style of government, and the mayor of the city is Robert F. Breneman.

City of Wooster
Wooster City Hall
538 N Market St
Wooster, OH 44691
330-263-5200

Wooster City Website

Robert F. Breneman, Mayor
330-263-5245

For the year 2016, Wooster had a crime index of 245.1, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 266.2. During that year, there were no murders. There were 24 rapes, 14 robberies, and 35 assaults. There were also 127 reported burglaries,633 reported thefts, 16 reported auto thefts, and 10 reported arsons. As of December 2018, there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Wooster. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 302 to 1.

Wooster , Ohio – Police Station Information

In the year 2016, there were 849 reported crimes in Wooster, which gave the city a crime rate of 3,158 per 100,000 persons. This is higher 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 Wooster.

The Wooster Police Department is located on Burbank Road, and the Chief of Police is Matthew Fisher.

Wooster Police Department
3333 Burbank Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
330-287-5720

Wooster Police Dept
Wooster Police Facebook

Matthew Fisher, Chief of Police
mfisher@woosteroh.com

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is located in Wooster and provides police services. The sheriff is Travis Hutchinson. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include the corrections, patrol, and civil.

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office
201 W North St
Wooster, OH 44691
330-287-5750

Wayne County Sheriff
Wayne Sheriff Facebook

The Wayne County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office. Visitation with inmates is on Sunday, from 12 pm to 4:10 pm. Visits are no more than 30 minutes long and must be scheduled in advance. James Richard is the captain of the corrections division.

Wayne County Jail
330-287-5770

Open Records Requests in Wooster, Ohio

Many public records from the Wooster Police Department can be viewed online.

Wooster Public Records

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