Mission Statement: "To Serve and Protect."


The men and women of the Independence Police Department are dedicated to protecting life and property and providing professional law enforcement services to those who live, work, and travel through our community.   We strive to perform our duties in a just and unbiased manner while treating people with dignity and respect.  Improving the quality of life by creating a safe and secure environment is the goal of our department.

Non-emergency phone line:  216-524-1234

Anonymous Tip-Line:                216-524-9699

Independence Police Department offers full testing services for the position of Police Patrol Officer through National Testing Network (NTN). To register and schedule a test with NTN, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select ‘Find Jobs’, then select Law Enforcement Jobs and sign up for Independence Police Department.

Instructions for the 2023 Independence Civil Service Commission Examination for the position of police patrol officer are available here. 


Contact this Department

Chief Robert Butler
6800 Brecksville Rd
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 216-524-2380
Fax: 216-328-0110

Jackelyn Burgos-Camargo
Executive Secretary to the Chief of Police
Phone: 216-524-2380
Fax: 216-328-0110

Jamie Pollack
Records Clerk
Phone:  216-524-2380


Anonymous Tip-Line: