West Unity Police Department
The Village of West Unity Police Department serves the village in many ways, some of which include enforcing criminal laws, traffic laws, and assisting citizens. The Police Department also assists in community activities such as the Unity Days Parade, Fall Fest, Trick-or-Treat, and the Christmas Parade activities.
The Chief of Police is J.R. Jones who has served as a fulltime police officer since 2002. Chief Jones was appointed to the position of Chief of Police in 2008. Chief Jones feels it is important to maintain a good working relationship with the citizens of West Unity.
Police staffing includes five fulltime officers along with part-time officers and auxiliary positions. Chief Jones worked in conjunction with Millcreek-West Unity Hilltop School to establish a fulltime School Resource Officer position in 2013. Currently Lieutenant Phil Fry and Sergeant Homer Chapa Jr. share the S.R.O. duties. Both officers work hard maintaining the functions of the position within the school district.