Message from Brimfield Police Chief Roy Mosley 

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Please Vote May 3rd 

On behalf of the men and women of our Brimfield Police Department, I want to thank you for taking a moment to visit the Brimfield Police Safety Levy website. The goal of this site is to provide you with information regarding the May 3, 2022 Police Safety Replacement levy noting the following:

  • What BPD has accomplished as an agency since our last police safety levy in March 2016.

  • What this levy will provide for our police department moving forward.

  • Community testimonials in support of your BPD.

  • FAQ's regarding this Replacement levy and levies in general.

Why is this police safety Replacement levy proposed?

 

Growth.

Brimfield Twp. is one of the fastest growing areas in Portage County.

It is certainly no secret Brimfield Township has experienced significant growth in recent years. Since our last police safety levy in March 2016, our community has added new residential development in various areas, including Cranberry Creek, Copper Creek, two Redwood developments in Pleasant Lakes and on Tallmadge Rd., and the brand new Hickory Creek home development now under construction off of Meloy Rd. The nearly 23 square miles we are responsible to patrol has clearly grown in population, with additional growth planned.

 

"Brimfield is expected to add approximately 500 new residential units in the next 18-24 months."

- Brimfield Twp. Economic Development & Zoning Director Mike Hlad 

   August 2021

Please click here for area Police Officer to Population Served comparable.  

 

Industrial and retail/business growth has also been noteworthy with the addition of the all new Marketplace at Maplecrest to The Cascades of Brimfield, with further industrial and retail/business development in planning in that area westward to the Tallmadge border. In addition to the large influx of traffic these two large developments bring, they also require significant resource commitments on our staff: Time spent in these large retail areas takes our limited resources away from other areas of our Township. 

 

  • 406 calls for service as of March 21, 2022. 

  • 1,800 calls for service In 2021.

  • 1,900 calls for service in 2020.  

 

Please click here for a Retail Theft Infographic.

 

While additional residential, retail, and commercial growth brings new opportunities & benefits to our community, it also brings challenges for our police and fire/EMS services. This police safety replacement levy allows our Department to address that growth and staffing without the necessity of prospective cuts to police staffing & programming in a growing community. 

My family and I have lived in Brimfield Township for the past 24 years. We are proud to call it home.

 

Thank you for your support of our Brimfield safety forces!

Sincerely,

Chief Roy Mosley III