The men and women of the Solon Police Department serve and protect a residential population of over 20,000 which inflates to 60,000 during the day, including those who commute to the city from work, recreation or commercial purposes, all in an area of approximately 20 square miles. Under the direction of the Mayor, as Safety Director, and the Chief of Police Christopher Paul Viland, the Department strives to serve the community in various and interdependent roles including crime prevention, investigation, public relations and incident planning and management.
The mission of the Solon Police Department is to achieve excellence in service, protection, and enforcement; and to preserve the peace of the community through dedication to professionalism, integrity, proficiency, and education.
The City of Solon will be establishing a list of candidates for the position of Police Officer. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in a career in law enforcement. Read about the upcoming test, registration requirements, and download the packet:
The Solon Police Department recognizes that drug addiction is a disease. Solon's Safe Passages program is aimed at getting help to people suffering from opioid addiction instead of putting them in handcuffs. Are you addicted to heroin or other opioids? Do you know someone who is? Click the link to find out more. Safe Passages.
Thank you for the support we received during our Night Out event last summer at the Solon Community Center. Solon PD's NNO was a big success. Thanks again to all who attended and supported the event. Be there Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 (5-9 pm) for our seventh annual NNO.
National Night Out is a family friendly fun event that focuses on crime prevention through a strong a relationship between the police and the community it serves. Click the link to learn more about the event and see pics.