Police Department

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Duties & Responsibilities

The men and women of the Solon Police Department serve and protect a residential population of over 20,000 which inflates to 60,000 during the day, including those who commute to the city from work, recreation or commercial purposes, all in an area of approximately 20 square miles. Under the direction of the Mayor, as Safety Director, and the Chief of Police Christopher Paul Viland, the Department strives to serve the community in various and interdependent roles including crime prevention, investigation, public relations and incident planning and management.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Solon Police Department is to achieve excellence in service, protection, and enforcement; and to preserve the peace of the community through dedication to professionalism, integrity, proficiency, and education.

2016 National Night Out

Solon PD's Fifth Annual NNO will be back this summer.  Click the link below for more info.

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Citizens Police Academy
Spring Class Starts April 12, 2016
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2015 Annual Report
The 2015 Annual Report details the day to day operations of the Solon Police Department.
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Citizen Survey
Please let us know how we are doing; click on the link below to take our short survey.