1.) What number do I call when it is not an emergency?
You should call the Communications Center at 614-889-1112 to report any suspicious activity, incidents, crimes or accidents of a non-emergency nature. 9-1-1 should be used for emergencies only.
For the Records and Administrative sections of the police department, you can call 614-410-4800.
2.) How do I get a copy of a police report (crime or accident)?
You can obtain a copy of a police report anytime between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or mail in a written request. You need to call Records, in advance, to make sure the report is ready for release and to find out the exact cost of the report. Reports cost five cents per printed page.
If you choose to send in a request, you will need to include a check for the cost of the police report. Checks should be made out to the City of Dublin. You also will need to include a return address stamped envelope so the report can be mailed back to you.
Written requests can be sent to:
Dublin Division of Police
6565 Commerce Pkwy.
Dublin, OH 43017
3.) What is the process to apply for a job within the police department?
You can access the City’s Web site at www.DublinOhioUSA.gov and select the “Careers” link located at the top of the page. That link will direct you to a listing of positions and directions on how to apply for any City of Dublin positions available. You also can contact the Human Resources Department at 614.410.4400 for information as well.
4.) How can I get fingerprinted for work or license certification?
Dublin Division of Police no longer provides fingerprinting services. You can look up a provider using the Ohio Attorney General Web site. Look up a provider.
5.) When will my report be ready (for release)?
For accident reports, Officers have anywhere from one-to-five work days to turn in the initial accident report for public release.
For crime-related reports/incidents, there currently is no time limit on turning the report in for release. Once the report is turned in, the initial report may be available for release but any investigative documents may not be released until a “closed” or “inactive” status is placed on the case.
6.) What is the curfew for minors in Dublin?
(A) No minor under the age of 13 years shall loiter, idle, wander, stroll, or play in or upon the public streets or public places, places of amusement or entertainment, vacant lots, or other unsupervised places during the period after 9:00 p.m. during the school calendar year (including Sundays and holidays) and after 10:00 p.m. during the time of the year not within the school calendar year.
(B) No minor between the ages of 13 through 17 years shall loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play in or upon the public streets or other places, places of amusement and entertainment, vacant lots or unsupervised places between the hours of 12:00 a.m. midnight and 4:30 a.m. the following day.
(C) The provisions of this section do not apply to a minor accompanied by his parent, guardian or an adult person made responsible for the child by the parent, or where the minor is upon an emergency errand or legitimate business directed by his or her parent, guardian or other adult person made responsible for the child by the parent.
(D) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. Any parent, guardian or person having the legal custody and control of any minor violating this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
7.) Can Records fax a copy of my report to me?
No. Records does not fax reports as payment must be received prior to its release. You must come in or send in a written request for a copy of your report.
8.) Can I obtain a copy of my report online?
You can view accident reports online at http://DublinOhioUSA.gov/dublin-police/reports/.
9.) How do I put my house on the vacation watch?
Visit http://DublinOhioUSA.gov/police-forms/dublin-police-house-watch/ or call Records anytime between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at 614.410.4800 or our Communications Center after regular business hours at 614.889.1112, to set up a house watch.
10.) Are skateboards and/or “toy” vehicles allowed on the streets, bike paths, and/or sidewalks?
Skateboards, sleds, in-line skates and other toy vehicles are not permitted on City roadways, except when using a crosswalk. You can visit the City’s webpage at http://dublinohiousa.gov/dev/government/city-code for more information.