The Avon Lake Police Department

***CIVIL SERVICE EXAM NOTICE***Full Time Dispatcher/Records Clerk - The City of Avon Lake is currently holding a Civil Service Exam 8/15 through 11/15/21 for the position of Full time Police Dispatcher/Records Clerk. For more information, links to application, job description & testing site please go to: https://www.avonlake.org/boards-commissions/civil-service-commission/civil-service-jobs

To schedule your test go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com (more instructions are available in the Civil Service listing link above)

***All test times are in PACIFIC TIME*** Test fee is $46 and non refundable. If you do not take the test at your scheduled time there is a $25 no show fee.

Please review NTN Virtual Testing Instructions to download the testing program and ensure that you have the proper system requirements & equipment available. Testing instructions & specifications can be found here: https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/index.cfm?mode=page/virtual

If you do not have the equipment/software required for virtual testing: When prompted "Where would you like to test?", scroll down to "Choose a physical testing center and test in person", select Ohio, then choose the location most convenient for you, and proceed to scheduling.




The men and women of the Avon Lake Police Department are dedicated to providing professional police expertise. We are constantly seeking to expand our technical and educational capabilities along with proactive programs and cooperative community interaction. Protecting the public and providing a safe community is our primary objective. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you be in need.

 Let us know what you think - Compliments & Complaints Form

Avon Lake Police Links & Resources

Alarm Permit Forms
Animal Control
Annual Reports
Bike License
General Security & Safety Tips
Rx Disposal
Tickets:    Parking        Traffic
Transaction Safe Zone

Kids Safety:
Netsmartz: Provides guidance on keeping kids safe online.
Cyber Tipline: Report suspicious activity you see on your computer or mobile device while at home or school. This includes any suspicious e-mails, instant messages, etc.
Project ChildSafe: Project ChildSafe is a program to committed to promoting firearms safety through safety education and firearm safety kits.


City of Avon Lake Codified Ordinances

AMBER Alert: America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response
Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office: The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office handles all Felony Criminal cases as well as all Juvenile cases throughout the county.
Lorain County Sheriff’s Office: Public Records of sex offenders within Lorain County.
Genesis House: A shelter for domestic violence victims.
Lorain County Children Services: Helps and protects children in Lorain County, Ohio.

Victim Notification Program: The right to notification is supported by each state, the U.S. Department of Justice through the Victim Notification System (VNS), and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Victim Notification Program (VNP). The system by which victim notification is performed in each state may vary.  If you are seeking information about an offender that has been incarcerated, the best place to start to ensure you receive victim notification is your state’s department of corrections.