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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Citizens Police Academy to be Held

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The Sidney Police Department is conducting a Citizens Police Academy in order to enhance the communication between the residents of Sidney, and the police who serve them. The program is designed to give the citizens of Sidney an overview of the how the de...

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

Officer Involved Shooting Incident

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We are saddened to announce that on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, that our community was left in dismay when a work place violence event occurred.   At approximately 8:01 AM the Sidney 911 Center received phone calls reporting of an active shoote...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

McDonough Selected to be Sidney's Next Police Chief

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Earlier today, Sidney City Manager Andrew Bowsher announced that Mark McDonough has been selected to be Sidney’s next Chief of Police. McDonough most recently served as the Chief of Police for Whitehouse, Ohio. Prior to serving the community of ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Active Shooter Incident

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On Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at approximately 8:00 a.m. Sidney Police Officers were dispatched to the Sidney Food Town located at 1010 Wapakoneta Ave in regards to an active shooter situation. After arrival to the Sidney Food Town law enforcement enco...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Stolen Vehicle Police Pursuit

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On Monday, November 14, 2022, at approximately 9:26 a.m., Sidney Police received a stolen vehicle alert via the City’s FLOCK camera system.  The alert indicated a vehicle that was possibly stolen was westbound on Court Street at Harvard...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Fire and Police Departments Awarded Grant Funding

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The Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the Sidney Police Department have been awarded $46,500 through the Ohio First Responder Recruitment, Retention and Resilience program. The funding will be used to implement a program called &ldq...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Man Barricades Himself during Narcotics Search Warrant Service

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On Friday, October 21, 2022, at approximately 7:45 AM Tactical Officers from the Sidney and Piqua Police Departments attempted to serve a narcotics search warrant at 219 Doering St, Sidney.   Upon making contact at the residence and breaching the...

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