Message from the Chief

On behalf of the dedicated members of the City of Hamilton Police Department, I would like to welcome you to the Hamilton Police Department website. The Hamilton Police Department represents the largest municipality in Butler County, Ohio. Hamilton is a city on the move with a vibrant, diverse population. Our commitment to the community is reflected in our relentless dedication to provide, as our mission statement reads, “Exceptional Police Service for a Better Hamilton.”

The City of Hamilton Police Department has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since 1990, when we became the 139th internationally accredited law enforcement agency. CALEA accreditation affirms the professional status of Law Enforcement agencies worldwide. HPD received its eighth consecutive three-year re-accreditation in 2015 marking a significant accomplishment for the men and women of the department.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Hamilton Police Department. You will find that our officers are a well-trained and well-equipped group of dedicated men and women who are committed to providing the best law enforcement services possible. We strive every day to improve the quality of life which makes this community a great place to live and work. It’s a sincere honor to lead such a professional organization.
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