Columbus Fair Auto Auction – History, Innovation, Philanthropy, & Careers

HISTORY, VISION, & GROWTH In a world where large conglomerates often absorb independent operators, Columbus Fair Auto Auction remains one of the largest independently-owned and operated auctions in the country. Over 40 years, Alexis Jacobs has learned that it is the little things that make a difference in a service business. And a service business Continue reading…

Reduce Stormwater Pollution

DON’T OVERAPPLY FERTILIZER   When excess fertilizer gets into our storm drain system and travels into our waterways, algae blooms can form resulting in a loss of oxygen in the water. Algae blooms pose a direct threat to aquatic life.  Also, sweep up any excess fertilizer on your sidewalk or driveway.   SWEEP, DON’T HOSE      Sweep Continue reading…

Obetz Police visit Hamilton Local PK

Last week, a few Obetz Police officers visited the preschoolers at Hamilton Local Schools. The kids showed their appreciation for the Obetz Police officers and honored the fallen Westerville Police officers Eric Joering and Tony Morelli. Here is the message from Hamilton Local Schools‘ Facebook: Today, our Hamilton Local PK students and staff showed their appreciation for Village Continue reading…

OPD meet with kids of the community

Sergeant Debolt and Officer Mitchell of the Obetz Police Department were able to spend some time with kids of the community at the Obetz Church of the Nazarene. The kids had a great time interacting with the OPD members! Thank you, Sergeant Debolt and Officer Mitchell!  

Fortress Obetz Time-Lapse Video

Everyone loves a good time-lapse video. Check out Fortress Obetz throughout its construction! First image: 11/21/16 Last image: 7/30/17 Fortress Obetz Time-Lapse Everyone loves a good time-lapse video. Check out Fortress Obetz throughout its construction!First image: 11/21/16 Last image: 7/30/17 Posted by Village of Obetz on Thursday, January 4, 2018      

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…

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!