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More than 50 residents volunteer their time and expertise to City officials through their participation on City boards and commissions. Citizens are appointed by City Council and represent a valuable resource to the community by making recommendations on various municipal issues.
Lowest in Ohio Among 50,000 Population
The unemployment rate for the City of Mentor decreased 0.4% to 2.9% for the month of November 2015; one year ago the unemployment rate was 4.2%. In Lake County, the unemployment rate declined to 3.3% in the […]
With the U.S. unemployment rate at 5.0%, the rate for the City of Mentor decreased 0.5% to 3.3% for the month of October 2015; one year ago the unemployment rate was 4.3%. In Lake County, the unemployment rate declined to 3.6% in […]
The Support Services Division is responsible for the Communications Unit, Corrections, the Records Unit, Property and Evidence, Radios, and the Police Department building conditions.
Support services encompass many units of the department consisting primarily of civilian employees but providing integral support to the mission of the Police Department. Without any of these […]
The men and women of the Mentor Police Department who perform basic patrol services are the backbone of the police department. Without these dedicated individuals, every other departmental function would cease to exist. There are currently 50 officers assigned to the patrol bureau. They are supervised by eight sergeants and […]
The modern day Mentor Police Department was established on December 18, 1963, when Mentor Village and Mentor Township incorporated as the City of Mentor. However, the roots of the department can be traced much further back. Much of the following information is taken from the book “Mentor: The First 200 […]
The Chief of Police is responsible for professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing all activities of the Mentor Police Department. The Chief works directly under the administrative direction of the City Manager / Safety Director, and along with the other city department heads, is intimately involved in […]