The Village of Woodlawn, OH

Mission Statement

Motto: “We serve with Pride”


“The Woodlawn Police Division will be the model of constitutional policing. We will direct our resources to promote and grow partnerships with the community to improve the quality of life through best practices preserving a positive community policing environment.”

We will demonstrate dignity and compassion for our residents, businesses, and visitors of our community.


“The Woodlawn Police Division well continue to improve our professional policing standards exceeding state and federal requirements through accredited policing models.

 We will be recognized as an organization that recruits individuals who promote our organizational values and exhibits a strong desire to serve and demonstrates a commitment to excellence.”

Core Values:  

Integrity-Each of our officers were hired for their high character traits and trustworthiness. Our honesty is guided by all five core values.

Respect-The ability to demonstrate dignity in the values of others at all times.

Professionalism-With every interaction we pledge to demonstrate a courteous demeanor and exhibit the highest degree of agency standards.

Accountability-Our obligation is to promote public trust through our transparency by upholding ourselves and the community to the highest ethical character and responsibility.  

Commitment to Excellence-Going above what is expected, providing the very best service. We will not rest on our accomplishments.