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!  

Friendly Parking Reminder

Recently, the Village’s code enforcement officer has noticed many areas where parked cars are blocking the sidewalk. Obetz would like this message to serve as a friendly reminder to its residents that parking motor vehicles where they block the public sidewalk is prohibited. This violation could result in a ticket, and that’s the last thing Continue reading…