Police Division

Police Administration/ Crime Prevention/ General Number:


Property Code Enforcement 513-771-8480
Police Dispatch: 513-825-2280 (Hamilton County non-emergency)
Clerk of Court: 513-772-1273
Emergency Assistance: 911
Fax: 513-771-4028


All members of the Woodlawn Police Division have received 40 hours of specialized training to identify individuals in crisis both physically and mentally. 

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Community leaders,


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 Woodlawn Police Division

 10143 Woodlawn Blvd.

 Woodlawn, Ohio 45215

 Non-Emergency Number: (513) 771-8480

   Aaron L. Tillman III, CLEE

   Chief of Police

                                                                        email:  atillman@beautifulwoodlawn.us

Chief Aaron L. Tillman III, CLEE has been a member of the Woodlawn Police Division since October 1995. In October of 2000, Chief Tillman III, CLEE became a resident of the Village of Woodlawn raising his family in the same community that he has served and protected for over twenty years as a Woodlawn Police Officer.


Chief Tillman III, CLEE has served in several duty assignments that range from undercover investigations, internal affairs investigator, community policing officer, bike patrol officer and Taser Instructor. ChiefTillman III, CLEE was the police division first police canine handler in the police division history. 


Chief Tillman III, was promoted to Sergeant in 2000, and later promoted to Lieutenant in 2013, and served as the acting chief of police in 2013. Chief Tillman III, CLEE was appointed to his current position as Chief on April 26, 2016, and is currently the operations commander of the police division, supervising the overall police operations, overseeing the investigation section, road patrol and the special operations of the tactical response team.


Before joining the Woodlawn Police Division, Chief Tillman III, CLEE worked for the Glendale Police Department (Ohio). Before working for Glendale, Chief Tillman III, CLEE started his Police career with the Milford Police Department (Ohio) in 1991.


Chief Tillman III, CLEE, is a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College PELC class of 61 and a graduate of CLEE Certified Law Enforcement Executive  Class XX (Ohio).

Chief Tillman is also a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy Session #267. Chief Tillman III, CLEE, is on the Executive Board of the Hamilton County Association of Chief of Police, where he has served as secretary, treasurer, vice-president, and president.


Other Board Position:

Executive Board member serving on the Hamilton County Emergency Management Committee.

Executive Board member serving on the Great Oaks Police Academy Advisory Committee.














Woodlawn Police Division is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Ohio driver’s license and a current Peace Officer certification issued by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).

This is a full-time position requiring knowledge of criminal law, investigation methods, and crime prevention tactics. Applicants must be able to comprehend and react to oral instructions and possess the physical ability necessary to apprehend suspects, critical thinking, and interacting with a diverse population.

Candidates selected to continue in the process will be required to successfully complete the following: PRADCO online assessment, an extensive interviewing process, an in-depth background check including a polygraph, comprehensive medical, and psychological assessments.

Prior criminal convictions may bar employment.


Application Packets may be obtained at:

The Woodlawn Police Division,

10143 Woodlawn Blvd

Woodlawn, Ohio 45215


Application packets are available 24 hours a day.


Application packets are due no later than July 10, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.


Village of Woodlawn is an Equal Opportunity Employer