Office of the Chief
Police Chief: Jim Blocker
Assistant to the Chief: Shawna Allen
The Police Chief reports to the City Manager and is responsible for all law enforcement activities in the City, as well as Bedford Township, covering an area of over 65 square miles. The department consists of 119 sworn, police personnel and 20 support personnel.
Special Projects & Grants Administrator: Executive Officer Kathy Schley
Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, the Project/Grant Administrator is responsible for developing and administering projects within the police department in conjunction with seeking alternative funding and emphasizing on grant requirements/compliance. Project/Grant Administrator will compile, analyze and tabulate data to process and monitor federal, state and local grants. The Project Administrator is responsible for researching, developing, administering and evaluating programs in response to the identified needs of Police Department and the Community.