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Location and Mailing: 344 Rice Street, PO Box 306, Elmore, Oh 43416

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The Village of Elmore is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer. The Elmore Police Department currently has openings for the position of full and part time patrol officer.
Applications are available at the Elmore Police Department: 344 Rice St Elmore, Ohio 43416 or online here:
(download application, PDF format).
Completed applications along with current resume, diploma, degrees, military DD-214, and any law enforcement training certificates are to be returned in person or via mail to:

Chief Jeffrey Harrison
344 Rice Strett, P.O. Box 306
Elmore, Ohio 43416

Or, email to Elmorepd(at)

Patrol Officer Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must possess a valid driver's license.
  2. Acceptable driving record that qualifies the candidate to remain insurable under the village automobile insurance policy.
  3. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  4. A United States Citizen or eligible to work in the United States.
  5. Criminal record free of any felony convictions or crimes of aggression, violence or moral turpitude.
  6. Ohio Basic Police Officer Training Academy (OPOTA Certification) at time of appointment.

Selection Guidelines:

    Formal application; review of education and experience; oral interview; background check; committee interview; final selection.

    It is the policy of the Village of Elmore to recruit applicants and advance employees under the assurance of equal opportunity and competition on the basis of ability, knowledge and skills, and proven record of achievement. The Village of Elmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • BCI&I Checks.
  • BCI Web Check: $30.00
  • FBI Web Check: $40.00
  • FBI/BCI Web Check: $65.00
  • Vehicle Lock Outs.
  • Vacation House Watch. Click here for form.
  • Ride Along Programs.
  • Event Security.
  • Soliciting Permits (See Forms).
  • Contractor Dumpster Permits. Click here for form.
  • Parade and Assembly Permits. Click here for form.


    With regards to public record requests, the policy of Elmore Police Department is to strictly adhere to the State of Ohio's Public Records Act and comply accordingly. For reference, please follow this link:
    The Elmore Police Department Public Records Policy.


    Officer Barney Spradling
    Graduate of Clay High School, attending Owens College for the Basic Police academy. Barney has served as a Patrol Officer for the Elmore Police Department since 1995. Barney is also a state certified volunteer firefighter and a HAZMAT technician.

    Officer Brian Rankin
    Graduate of Libby High School, attending Owens Community College receiving an associate's degree in criminal justice. Brian has served as a Patrol Officer for the Elmore Police Department since 2000. Brian also works as a police officer for the Mercy Police Department.

    Officer Samuel Kurp
    Graduate of Clay High School, attending Owens State Community College studing Criminal Justice. Samuel completed the Basic Police Academy in 2017 and started his career in Elmore that same year.

    Officer Marissah Blunk
    Graduate of Bowsher High School, attending Owens Community College receiving a AS degree in criminal justice in 2017. Marissah started her career in Elmore in 2018.

    Officer Corbin Haas
    Graduate of Whitmer High School, attending the University of Toledo receiving a BS degree in criminal Justice in 2017. Corbin currently serves the both the Village of Elmore and Pioneer as a patrol officer.


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    Ret. Chief George Hayes
    The Elmore Police Department would like to give George Hayes special recognition for his service to the Elmore community for 34 Years. George started as a Patrol Officer in 1982, was promoted to Sergeant in 1983, and attained the rank of Chief in 1985. During his years of service he is credited with leading the department to full time operations and providing a full service police agency to the Village.

    Patrol Officer Jose "Andy" Chavez
    The Elmore Police Department would like to give Jose Chavez special recognition for his service to the Elmore community for 2 years. Jose served as a patrol officer from 2012 until his death in 2014. Jose was an exemplary officer and his badge #7704 has been posthumously retired.


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