Police Chief:
William Balling
Phone: (937)498-2351
Fax: (937)498-8129


Emergency call 9-1-1

General line:

2012 activity indicators include:

Calls for Service 21015
Traffic Crashes Investigated 636
Traffic Citations Issued 1099
Criminal Incidents Investigated 2853
Criminal Arrests Made 1052


Sidney-Shelby County Narcotic Task Force tips information

Thank you for visiting our webpage and finding out more about our organization.

As you will see, we are a very active organization. We pride ourselves on outstanding service to citizens who live, work, recreate, and travel through our city.

It is the vision of the Sidney Police Department to exceed the expectations of our community, to adapt to the ever changing challenges, and to provide the highest level of service and protection to our citizens. We are dedicated to responding to the needs of citizens, preventing crimes, and continually evolving to maintain the highest standards of service. This vision is accomplished through services provided by our dedicated staff in conjunction with strong community participation and support. Each and every day our staff commit to providing outstanding service to citizens and making Sidney a safe and vibrant community.
We realize the importance of interoperability and partnerships In order to accomplish established goals.

Internally we work with all City departments to complete projects utilizing the interdisciplinary approach. This provides a comprehensive method to problem solving and enterprise planning. Externally, our goal is to work with the citizens and business of Sidney to not only identify problems but also to come up with workable solutions.  The more that we can work together the stronger we can become.

Often, Sidney residents or business employees call the police division regarding suspicious persons, activity, or vehicles. Do not hesitate to call when/if incidents arise; no one knows your neighborhood better than those living or working there.  Together we can make this a great place to work and live.

Chief William Balling
Sidney Police Department