Madison Township police are looking for a white or cream colored vehicle with front end damage, and possibly windshield This vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian Friday evening. If you have any information on this accident, please contact the police at 440-428-2115.
ATV PLATES: The State has begun issuing plates for ATVs, please BE ADVISED that this DOES NOT give you permission to ride on the street. NO STREET RIDING IS ALLOWED.
Reverse 9-1-1, land lines & cell phones: The reverse 9-1-1 system is used for emergency situations such as an amber alert for someone missing that lives near you; major flooding issues; etc. Lake County residents can now register cell phones in this system. Go to www.lakecountyohio.gov/ema, third link down on the left side of the page.
HOME SAFETY: The Chief URGES residents to lock doors to vehicles, homes, etc. The thefts that have occurred this year were to a large number of unlocked vehicles. Please protect your property from these thieves and if you hear or see anything suspicious, please call 9-1-1.
Safety on the Roads:
Drive safe, don't text & drive!
Limit all distractions while driving
Did you know....
When the power is out
at an intersection it becomes a four way stop.
~If the light is flashing yellow you proceed with caution
~If it is flashing red you stop and then proceed with caution.
That the law states that your lights are to be on when it's raining or snowing.
That it's now State law, texting & driving is not allowed!
Go RIGHT for SIRENS & LIGHTS
What Should Drivers Do?
Ohio's Booster Seat Law:
As of Oct. 7, 2009, Ohio's children are required to use belt-positioning booster seats once they outgrow their child safety seats (usually at 4 years old and 40 pounds) until they are 8 years old, unless they are at least 4 feet, 9 inches (57") tall.
Ohio’s revised child restraint law requires the following:
Fines will range from a minimum of $25 to a maximum of $75 per occurrence. A booster seat can be purchased for as little as $15. Don’t wait for a ticket!
Low cost booster seats area available through the Lake County General Health District for income-eligible families for the cost of $5.00. For more information, or to see if you qualify for a low-cost child safety seat or booster seat, please call 440-350-2879.
Chief Leonard Del Calzo
Police Department Contact Info:
2065 Hubbard Road
Madison, OH 44057
911 For Emergencies
(440) 428-2116 Non Emergency
(440) 428-2825 Fax
Police Administration Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm
A message from the Chief:
The newest (and quite needed) cruisers purchased in 2013. The men and women of the police department thank the residents for their continued support.
The Township received two Humvees to add to their fleet of vehicles ~ courtesy of the Ohio Law Enforcement Support Office (Ohio LESA)
Thanks to Frank's
Auto Body and CarQuest
for the great paint job!
Pharmaceutical Drug Collection and Disposal Program:
Lake County General Health District has started a drug collection/disposal program, where Lake County residents can bring their unwanted and expired medications to the drop off box at the Madison Township Police Department, 2065 Hubbard Road (in the administration building). For more information, including specifics on what & how to dispose, visit the Lake County General Health District's website.