Obetz Police Department bring home trophies from Westerville’s Cops and Kids day

www.Westerville.org – “Cops & Kids Day is designed to provide children the opportunity to interact with the law enforcement community, while learning about the vehicles, equipment, and technology that law enforcement personnel use. Agencies throughout the state attend this annual event, and cruisers, helicopters, motorcycles, tactical vehicles, and K-9s will be on display. Kids are also able Continue reading…

New Parks in Obetz – Braehead Nature Preserve, Area 51 Disc Golf Course

Obetz has two brand new parks: Braehead Nature Preserve and the Obetz Disc Golf Course known as “Area 51.”   Braehead is located on Bixby Road next to Luxottica Optical Center. A nature preserve is a protected area of importance for wildlife or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation. Continue reading…

Columbus Dispatch – Police playing kickball with neighborhood kids humanizes badge

http://www.dispatch.com/ Follow the link to read about this event and see some great pictures of OPD’s Officer Fout! This event was part of a nationwide effort to bring together police and neighborhood kids for recreation, cookouts, and community conversation. The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with law enforcement officers from across the country Continue reading…

OPD visit Obetz Kids Camp

The Obetz Police Department were able to visit the Obetz Kids Camp again! This time they were able to teach the older age group about bike safety. The kids had a blast riding in the Obetz Arctic Cat vehicle and learning their way around the police truck! Thank you Sergeant Ellison and Officer Maynard!