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Murder Suspect Arrested; Drug Cache Discovered During Arrest

13 Sep , 2018  

On Tuesday about 7:40 PM, the U.S. Marshal’s Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Deshawn A. Dowdell on a Murder warrant issued by the Mansfield Division of Police.

The Mansfield Division of Police Major Crimes Unit had developed Deshawn A. Dowdell as a suspect in the homicide of Terrence T. Harris after a lengthy investigation. The homicide occurred on April 8, 2018 in the area of 1340 W. 4th St. in Mansfield. The arrest took place at 383 Wood St. Apt. #7 in Mansfield. During the arrest, NOVFTF Task Force Officers located numerous items of evidence related to drug trafficking and contacted the METRICH Enforcement Unit for further assistance. More…

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Pay Your Parking Tickets Or Face A License Block

6 Sep , 2018  

Do you have several outstanding parking tickets? You might want to think twice about leaving them unpaid.

The Mansfield Division of Police has implemented BMV driver license renewal blocks for individuals with excessive outstanding parking citations. Recently, the division blocked 59 individual persons with the Bureau. These 59 individuals have a combined total of 502 unpaid parking citations. More…

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New Mansfield Probationary Police Officer To Be Sworn In

3 Jul , 2018  

The City of Mansfield as announced that Jordan T. Moore will be sworn in as a Probationary Police Officer for the Mansfield Division of Police during a ceremony on Monday, July 9 at 10:00 AM in the Hutchinson Classroom, which is located on the first floor of the Police Department. More…

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Oblak To Be Sworn In To MPD

15 Jun , 2018  

The City of Mansfield has announced that Jacob F. Oblak will be sworn in to the office of Probationary Police Office for the Mansfield Division of Police during a ceremony on Tuesday, June 19 at 11:00 AM in the Hutchison Classroom, first floor of the Police Department. More…

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Saturday’s Bike-A-Palooza To Celebrate Bike Safety

17 May , 2018  

The Mansfield Division of Police would like to remind the public to attend the annual 2018 “Bike-A-Palooza” community event at North Lake Park from 9 AM to 2 PM on Saturday May 19.

Bike-A-Palooza is a free family festival hosted by the Division of Police and featuring a bike ride with a cop, bicycle safety rodeo, bicycle raffle, bike inspections, small bike repairs, face painting, family entertainment, food and a basketball clinic with former Mansfield Tyger coach Joe Prats. More…

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Arrest Made In Bowman Street Homicide Investigation

8 May , 2018  

On Monday, the Mansfield Division of Police, Major Crimes Unit announced that an arrest has been made in connection with the Nolan Lovett homicide. This arrest is in reference to several “911” calls received on May 3, 2018 at 2:13 PM when officers were summoned to 737 Bowman Street for a shooting. When police arrived they found Mr. Lovett laying in the yard with a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to Ohio Health Mansfield hospital where he later died from his injuries. More…

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Mansfield Police Asks For Assistance In Possible Abduction

24 Apr , 2018  

The following press release was issued within the last hour by the City of Mansfield Police Department:

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****

Subject: Suspicious Circumstances/Possible Abduction Attempt

The Mansfield Division of Police is looking into an incident where an unknown white male, pulled up next to a 10 year old female juvenile walking home from a bus stop in the 800 block of Millsboro Road. More…

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Mansfield Police Accepting Patrol Officer Applications

4 Mar , 2018  

The Mansfield Division of Police is accepting applications for OPOTA Certified Officers for the position of Patrol Officer. Candidates must possess a valid OPOTA Basic Peace Officer Certificate and a valid driver’s license. More…

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Mansfield Police Issue Notice Concerning Local School Shooting Social Media Post

16 Feb , 2018  

From the Mansfield Division of Police:

On the evening of February 15, 2018, the Mansfield Division of Police was made aware of a social media post which made reference to a potential school shooting in our city. More…

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Safe Surfin’ Program Coming To Richland Mall

15 Feb , 2018  

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – that their child might get lost or even abducted. Yet each day in America, 2,000 children are reported missing.

That’s a scenario that several Richland County police departments and other authorities do not want to see happen. They have combined to offer a Safe Surfin’ Child ID Kit event at Richland Mall in Ontario on Saturday, February 24 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. More…

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City of Mansfield Dispatchers Obtain Emergency Certification

13 Feb , 2018  

On Monday, the City of Mansfield Police Department shared this news release:

On February 12, the City of Mansfield’s Public Service Communications Center personnel will be placing months of training and preparation into use when they begin to provide medical information and pre arrival instructions over the phone. More…

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New Probationary Police Officer To Be Sworn In

17 Jan , 2018  

In a Tuesday press release from the Mansfield Department of Police, it was announced that Bradley H. Gallik will be sworn in as a Probationary Police Officer during a ceremony on Friday, January 19 at 11:00 AM. The event will take place in the Hutchinson Classroom, first floor of the Police Department. More…