Frequently Asked Questions

For suspicious activity, call our non-emergency line at 614-277-1710. Please provide a detailed description of the suspicious person, vehicle, or activity.

Tips received are normally distributed anonymously to the detective or officer handling the case. In certain occasions, we may request your name and contact information in case the detective has any follow up questions. If you are especially concerned about remaining anonymous, you can use our Anonymous Tip Line to submit information at 614-277-1808.

For anything outside of an emergency, please call our non-emergency number at 614-277-1710.

You can visit the Comment on Personnel web page and fill out the form. You can also send us a message on any of our social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and we will forward it to the appropriate person.

To file a complaint, please visit the Complaint Filing web page. It will provide detailed instructions about the complaint filing process.

If your vehicle has been impounded, you may speak with a Grove City Division of Police receptionist or dispatcher for instructions regarding retrieval.  You may also call 614-277-1710 for more information.

Under Grove City Ordinance 505.08, a person can be cited for having a noisy animal. Officers may first attempt to seek voluntary compliance.

Under Grove City Ordinance 351.03, no vehicle may park upon any public street where limited parking is not in effect for a period of more than 24 hours. Please contact 614-277-1710 and we will notify the Community Relations Officer.

Please visit the Police Resource Request page and complete the form. We provide services such as building tours, distracted driving simulator, crime prevention speakers, active shooter response training courses, and more.
This service is not available at this time.

Please visit the Accident Reports web page, you will need the accident number or date in order to search.

Please fill out a Public Records Request. We will provide you with all non-exempt requested information within a reasonable amount of time. Record release hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Some requests, in the event of a pending investigation, may not be available for release.

Under Grove City Ordinance 531.02, curfew for minors without a guardian is between the hours of midnight and 4:30 a.m.

  1. In order to volunteer with the Grove City Division of Police Alumni Association, you must attend and complete the Grove City Citizens Police Academy.
  2. Anyone between the ages of 14 and 21 may join our Law Enforcement Explorer Post! Participants should possess a good moral character and carry a grade point average of at least 2.0. 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.

The Grove City Division of Police does not offer fingerprinting.

If you feel that you are the victim of a scam, please call our non-emergency number at 614-277-1710 to speak to an officer.

Traffic citations can be paid at the Mayor’s Court, 3360 Park Street. You can also pay citations online at Municipal Online Payments web page.