Community Services

In partnership with the South-Western City Schools, the Grove City Division of Police school resource officers provide safety and security awareness and training to students and staff, mentoring and assistance to school administrators.

Local elementary and intermediate school students participate in the Grove City Division of Police D.A.R.E. program in the second and fifth grades. Our D.A.R.E. officers also offer the third-grade safety belt program, conduct Child I.D. events and take part in the Jackson Township Fire Department Safety Town.

One of the more popular programs is Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.), is hosted by the Grove City Division of Police. Monthly meetings are held with seniors to share safety information, answer questions and provide updates on crime prevention and safety awareness.

For additional Crime Prevention programs, e-mail the Crime Prevention Coordinator or call 614-277-1740.

School Resource Officers

In partnership with the South-Western City Schools, the Grove City Division of Police school resource officers provide safety and security awareness and training to students and staff, mentoring and assistance to school administrators.

D.A.R.E.

Local elementary and intermediate school students participate in the Grove City Division of Police D.A.R.E. program in the second and fifth grades. Our D.A.R.E. officers also offer the third-grade safety belt program, conduct Child I.D. events and take part in the Jackson Township Fire Department Safety Town.

Seniors and Law Enforcement Together

One of the more popular programs is Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.), is hosted by the Grove City Division of Police. Monthly meetings are held with seniors to share safety information, answer questions and provide updates on crime prevention and safety awareness.

For additional Crime Prevention programs, e-mail the Crime Prevention Coordinator or call 614-277-1740.

Law Enforcement Explorer Program

Are you between the ages of 14 and 21 years old and interested in a law enforcement career?

The Grove City Police Law Enforcement Explorer Post may be just what you are looking for! Participants should possess a good moral character and carry a grade point average of at least 2.0 to be involved in this program. Our program is based on the following five areas of development: career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education and leadership.

The Grove City Explorers were established to enhance the relationship between city youth and the Police Department. Grove City Police Explorers meet the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Grove City Safety Complex, 3360 Park Street. Explorers have the opportunity to attend regional and national conferences and training seminars.

  • Community Service Activities
  • Meetings
  • Ride-alongs
  • Role-playing
  • Workshops

  • The mission of law enforcement
  • Emergency Communications
  • First Aid
  • Fingerprinting
  • Traffic Crash Investigations
  • Interview vs. Interrogation
  • Firearms Safety
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Evidence Collection

  • Grove City Independence Day Celebration
  • Arts in the Alley
  • Boo on Broadway
  • Child I.D.
  • National Night Out

If you are interested in joining the Grove City Police Explorers, or for more information about the Law Enforcement Explorer Program, please e-mail the Explorer Post Advisor or call 614-277-1740.