Department Information

  Bryan Ohio is located in Williams County which borders Indiana and Michigan. We are the county seat and have a population of approximately 9,000 residents.

  Many people may recognize Bryan for Ohio Art  and Spangler Candy Company which manufactures dum-dums.  To learn more about Bryan please check our links page.  


  • Chief of Police

  • Captain

  • 3 Sergeants 

  • 14 Patrol Officers (includes two assigned to detectives, one assigned to a drug unit)

  • 5 Police/fire dispatchers (one is part time)

  • Police Reserves

  • 1 Records/Leads clerk

  • Secretary

*authorized strength twenty police officers. 

 Officers may be assigned to other duties. 

  • One officer is assigned to the detective section.

  • One officer is assigned to the multi area drug task force

  • One officer is assigned to community relations and helps cover the road as needed...Community Relations Officer reassigned to the road full time in addition to conducting safety programs, 6/13/2005

In addition to handling the road officers are also assigned additional duties. Some examples are:

  • Police K-9 unit

  • Firearms instructor

  • ASP baton instructor

  • Evidence 

  • Supervisor of police reserves  

  • Taser instructor

  The police/fire dispatchers handle all landline 9-1-1 calls that are made within the City of Bryan. EMS calls are transferred to Central Communications for dispatching.  All calls for the Bryan Fire Department are handled by our dispatchers. 

   For more information on our operations or to set up a group tour of the police department contact Matt Arnold. 


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