Public safety is of paramount importance to the City of Powell, and the Powell Police Department continually strives to sustain the well being of the community.
The Powell Police Department offers an unrivaled sense of safety for its residents and businesses. It consists of 18 sworn officers and two civilian employees who respond to complaints, seek out long-term solutions to neighborhood challenges, and ensure the protection and security of area businesses.
The Powell Police Department has been an accredited police agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., since 2002. In 2016, the Police Department went through the Gold Standard assessment and was awarded Advanced Accreditation with Excellence.