Welcome to the Howland Police Department

"We would like to welcome everyone to the Howland Police Department website. We also invite you to browse our site and learn more about our department and its efforts to serve the residents of Howland Township. You can also visit our Facebook page by clicking here!  By establishing a communication link with the community we strengthen our community partnership and enhance the safety and well being of all our residents."

Our Commitment to you:
Our commitment is to serve the community of Howland in a collaborative effort to enhance the quality of life through crime prevention, enforcement of laws, promotion of safety, and reduction of fear. Our Past The beginning of the Howland Police Department dates back to its creation in 1961. The township trustees authorized the creation of the department and hired several part-time constables to protect the citizens of Howland. These first officers laid the foundation for the future of the department. Over the years the department has grown to its current personnel roster of Chief and Assistant Chief, 18 officers, 1 part-time officer and 1 administrative assistant.

The Howland Township Police Department will be accepting applications for one full time patrol officer position.  Qualified applicants must have at least a high school diploma or GED, have attained the age of 21 by the date of hire, have a valid driver’s license, and be of good moral character with no history of felony or serious misdemeanor offenses.  In addition, candidates must have a valid OPOTA certificate.

     Those interested should go to the Howland Police Department to pick up an application, or download the application from the Howland Township Website. The website is Howlandtownship.org and click on the Police Tab. The application can be found at the bottom of the Frequently Asked Questions Page. Click on the hyperlink which will take you to the Application.

     Howland Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, national origin, gender, religion or age.  All information received is subject to the public record laws of the State of Ohio.

Chief Nick Roberts

Police Department Links

Police Contact

169 Niles Cortland Rd N.E.
Warren, Ohio 44484-1937
Bus: 330.856.5555
Fax: 330.856.5075
Emergency: 911