Bryan Police Department
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304 West High Street, Bryan Ohio 43506


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The 127 garage sale will be held August 5-9 2015.

Garage sales permits will not be needed during this event.




Walgreen's Safety Day
Saturday August 22, 2015
11 a.m. till 2 p.m.

403 South Main Street

Updated information to be posted. Planned events include the Bryan Police Department, Bryan Fire Department, Williams County EMS, Williams County Department of Health.

Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over National Traffic Safety Mobilization
August 21 - September 7


Halloween Activity

Ice Rink 3pm to 5 pm

City Wide Trick Or Treat 6pm - 7:30 pm




Notice is hereby given that a civil service entrance level examination will be given for the position of Patrol Officer for the City of Bryan, Ohio. The position of Patrol Officer starts at $18.44/per hour. 

 Successful candidates must pass each of the four physical fitness tests, obtain or exceed the minimum required written exam score of 70%, pass a background check, successfully complete an oral interview, pass a voice stress analyzer, psychological, and physical examination.

 All applicants for the above mentioned position must be between 21 and 36 years of age and possess a high school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).  All applications filed must contain for applicable credit, a copy of official record/certification signifying honorable discharge from or satisfactory active military service, Ohio Peace Officer certificate and any documented degree issued from an accredited college.

 All applications must be completed and filed with the Secretary of the Bryan Municipal Civil Service Commission located in the Police and Fire Complex, no later than Friday, August 14, 2015 at noon. 




Probationary Drivers Legislation Effective July 1

Focuses on Experience Instead of Age Restrictions on driving times and the number of passengers during first 12 months of driving

COLUMBUS – Beginning July 1, 2015, drivers issued a probationary license will face restrictions on when they can drive and how many passengers are allowed in the car while driving based on experience instead of age. This change is a result of Ohio’s Drive Toward a Safer Ohio Initiative and is an effort to increase the level of experience for Ohio’s young drivers.

“The change in driving times and the passenger restrictions during the first 12 months of driving allows Ohio’s young motorists to gain more experience on the road, while reducing their risks,” said Karhlton Moore, Executive Director of the Office of Criminal Justice Services. “This will help them become safer drivers.”

Probationary drivers under the age of 18 will have the following restrictions during the first 12 months with a license:

 No driving between midnight and 6 a.m., unless that driver is accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Those with valid documentation from work, school or church allowing for travel for activities between these hours are exempt;

 No driving with more than one non-family member in the car;

 All passengers must wear safety belts at all times; and

 No use of mobile communication while driving.

For more information regarding probationary drivers and new restrictions, visit

Distracted Driving

Did you know that when you send or receive a text you take your eyes off the road for 5 seconds? At 55 mph, that's like driving the length of an entire football field, blindfolded.


Ohio Dog Friendly License Plates

Ohio Dog Friendly License Plates

By choosing to purchase the Dog Friendly plate, a portion of the fees, $15.00, of the total plate cost provides funds for spay and neuter surgeries of homeless dogs, cats and pets in need, as well as educational programs concerning proper veterinary care, the care of those pets for senior citizens, veterans, individuals on low income, pets in shelters, humane societies, and foster/breed rescue groups.  Eligible organizations may apply for grant money by visiting 

Registrant Eligibility

May be issued to any Ohio motorist.  

These plates may be issued to passenger vehicles, non-commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, house vehicles and non-commercial trailers. 

Type of Plates System assigned plate number, initial reserve and personalized.

Issuance Information

Requests for system assigned, reserved, or personalized license plates may be made at any Deputy Registrar's office, by mail or online at For questions about this plate, please call 1-800-589-8247.

Renewal of plates can be done at any Deputy Registrar's office, online at, or by mail.

All plates will be mailed directly to the address on your registration card unless customer requests otherwise. The deputy will issue your registration card, stickers and provide you with a permit which will allow you to operate your vehicle while your plates are being manufactured.

Special license plate applications are available at all Deputy Registrar license agency locations or can be downloaded by visiting the BMW web site.


Operation Lifesaver, Norfolk Southern

Look..... Listen.....Live

Bryan Ohio PD Operation Lifesaver


Matt Arnold Operation Lifesaver



Police: Man in stolen car gets lost, runs out of gas

PLAINFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Police say a New York City man driving a stolen car took the wrong road and ended up lost and without gas in Pennsylvania.

State police say 26-year-old Cristian Osorio left Queens early Friday and was headed to Syracuse, New York.

State police tell The Morning Call ( ) Osorio got lost and ended up on the side of Route 33 in Plainfield, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. That's when a state trooper arrived to help and discovered the car was stolen.

Osorio is held on $15,000 bail, charged with receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle

Information from: The Morning Call,


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2014 Traffic crashes for the City of Bryan



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2015 Traffic crashes for the City Of Bryan 
Updated 7/13/2015



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