Still under Level 2

It’s snowing!! Yes, Becky it is. And with snow comes hazardous road conditions. Motorists should take precautions when traveling. Before venturing out on the roadways, it is important to be prepared. One of snowcrusierthe most important things to know is the snow emergency levels,
Below is a list of the snow levels. You should monitor local news (TV and radio) and check local media websites such as
The Chillicothe Gazette
WKKJ radio
to keep up to date on the current levels.
Please do not call the police department to get current road conditions. In the event a road is closed (Carlisle Hill, University Dr.) the dispatcher could have that information, but local media outlets should be monitored. The current snow level dictates whether or not travel is safe, dispatchers will not
be able to make the determination if roads are safe to drive upon. During snow emergencies, it is important to keep the phone lines open for emergencies.
In the event of a snow emergency, Read more »

Sheriff Lavender has placed Ross County under a Level 2 Snow Emergency.

Is it snowing out? Probably

It’s snowing!! Yes, Becky it is. And with snow comes hazardous road conditions. Motorists should take precautions when traveling. Before venturing out on the roadways, it is important to be prepared. One of snowcrusierthe most important things to know is the snow emergency levels,
Below is a list of the snow levels. You should monitor local news (TV and radio) and check local media websites such as
The Chillicothe Gazette
WKKJ radio
to keep up to date on the current levels.
Please do not call the police department to get current road conditions. In the event a road is closed (Carlisle Hill, University Dr.) the dispatcher could have that information, but local media outlets should be monitored. The current snow level dictates whether or not travel is safe, dispatchers will not
be able to make the determination if roads are safe to drive upon. During snow emergencies, it is important to keep the phone lines open for emergencies.
In the event of a snow emergency, Read more »

Crimestoppers offers rewards for recent shootings. Ups missing person reward

 

Southern Ohio Crimestoppers, in cooperation with the Chillicothe Police Department, is offering rewards in 2 recent shootings involving injury.  Crimestoppers has also increased the reward for information concerning missing person Charlotte Trego.

We appreciate any tips and information given to us by the public.

Shooting at 184 E. 7th St

Southern Ohio Crimestoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for  information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a shooting that occurred on  1-25-15 .  At approx. 4:00AM, Frankie Simmons was shot in the back of the head while he was sitting at a table at 184 E. 7th St.

The suspect, who was one of the many people inside of the home, fled on foot.   Mr. Simmons is currently recovering from the gunshot wound.   Although there are a few suspects in this shooting, Police still need information to charge the correct person.

Shooting at 281 S. Hickory St.

Southern Ohio Crimestoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a shooting that occurred on 2-6-15.  At approx. 6:45PM, an unknown person shot several rounds into the residence of 281 S. Hickory St.  The person, shot from outside the house and into the upstairs bathroom, striking Shannon McMannis in the back.  Ms. McMannins is currently recovering from the gunshot wounds.

 Missing person: Charlotte Trego

Southern Ohio Crimestoppers has increased the reward from $1,000 to $2,500 in regards to missing person Charlotte Trego.  Ms. Trego was reported missing on 5-18-14 by her mother.tregosn

 

 

 

 

 

Anonymous tips  can be made through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740)773-TIPS or (800)222-TIPS, by texting keyword LOWDOWN to CRIMES (274637) or on their website at www.southernohiocrimestoppers.com .   Tips in the shootings that lead to arrest and conviction could be eligible for a reward.

Calls can also be placed to the Chillicothe Police Dept. At 740-773-1191.

 

K-9 Care

We wish to thank the North Fork Animal Clinic for their continuing support in providing Veterinary Services to our police K9 Unit. They can also be found on Facebook

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Department Award program

Ever wonder what the ribbons on our uniforms stood for?

 

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POLICY
The recognition of personal excellence is an important aspect of this department’s
activities. Presenting departmental awards for meritorious service provides that
recognition, thereby enhancing departmental morale, reinforcing the department’s
commitment to the maintenance of a high standard of performance by its
members, and motivating personnel to perform their duties at the highest possible
level. Therefore, it is the policy of this department to recognize and reward
meritorious service through an awards program to be administered under the
procedures set forth here in
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