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Police Department - Welcome!

You have reached the online home of the City of Canton Police Department.  Please take a moment to navigate through our site and learn more about how we are working to protect and serve Canton residents.  We strive to maintain an open and transparent department as much as possible, and are more than happy to answer any questions you may have as we are permitted by the law.

For your convenience, we have added a link where you can view your police report from home. 

VIEW ON-LINE REPORTS by clicking: Here

 LEARN MORE ABOUT SHOTSPOTTER: Here


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We have good news - the CantonPD Tips app for iPhone and Android devices are now available.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Canton Police Department is to protect the lives and properties of the citizens of Canton, enforce all city, state, and federal laws, prevent crime, and educate the public.

We, the men and women of the Canton Police Department, shall perform these duties with honesty and fairness through strong leadership and continuous training.  We will strive to serve as role models for the community, applying professional standards and commitment to integrity, sensitivity and compassion to those we serve.

 

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Our Guiding Principles
Officers of the Canton Police Department abide by six major guiding principles.  They are as follows:

  1. To be a progressive, proactive organization, dedicated to safety and serving the needs of the community.
  2. To be responsive and accountable to the citizens of Canton through the chain of command and the city's administration.
  3. To promote the professional and personal growth of each employee through strong, fair, flexible leadership.
  4. To create an environment in which employees can attain the highest degree of creativity, productivity and sense of morale.
  5. To maintain a spirit of cooperation within the department and between Labor Unions and other representative organizations.
  6. To be fair, honest and display common sense in all actions.

 

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We are NOT accepting applications for the Auxiliary Police Unit at this time.

Contact Us
Please feel free to contact us at any time, day or night.  If you are in an emergency situation, please dial 911.  For all other non-emergency calls, please click here to see a telephone directory for the Department.


Recent News from the Police Department

Canton Police Department Survey
Please click on the link below to take our survey.
By Robert Flaherty
Posted: Jun 14, 2016

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