This event will be held on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at the
South Russell Village Hall, 5205 Chillicothe Road (Rt. 306) beginning at 10:00 am.
The C.O.P.S. Program was designed to keep our senior citizens informed and educated about scams targeting seniors, and provides advice on safeguarding your home and property.
South Russell Police Department will have general discussions regarding scams targeting seniors and a Q & A session with the Chief.
A representative from the Geauga Department of Aging will be on hand providing information on services available to residents.
Free coffee and snacks will be provided.
For any questions prior to this event, please email the Police Department using the link below.
The South Russell Police Department will host their second annual “Cops and Kids Fishing” event on Sunday, June 8th, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bellwood Lake. Participants are asked to bring their fishing rods. The police department will provide the bait along with refreshments and snacks.
Although registration is not required, the police department would like to hear from those planning on attending.
Please email the Police Department and let us know how many will be in your party using the link below:
This catch and release event is made possible with a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
VACATION WATCH REGISTRATION NOW OFFERED ONLINE BY SOUTH RUSSELL POLICE DEPARTMENT
If you will be out-of-town, on vacation, attending a funeral, or gone for the summer or winter months, South Russell Police Department now offers a vacation house watch.
You can register online and it is confidential between you and the police department.
Additional information and the registration form can be found by clicking on the link below.
Michael Rizzo was appointed Chief of the South Russell Police Department and was sworn in on January 28, 2013 at the village council meeting.
Mike joined the South Russell Police Department in 1997 and was promoted to sergeant in 2011.
He is a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College (PELC).
Mike received the South Russell "Employee of the Year" award in 2008.
He is currently the Vice President of the Geauga Police Chief's Association and currently serves on the Valley Enforcement Group Training Committee and the VEG Communication Committee.
Michael has been a resident of Geauga County since 1997 and resides in Middlefield.
Mike implemented the South Russell "Shop with a Cop" program and has coordinated and participated in the yearly event for the past several years.
Michael Fabian Lieutenant
Michael Fabian was appointed to the position of Lieutenant on February 25, 2013.
Mike is a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College (PELC) and the FBI National Academy. He currently serves on the Valley Enforcement Group Communication Committee.
He began his law enforcement career in 1996 as a Ranger with the Geauga Park District eventually taking a position with the Middlefield Police Department in 2005 where he held the position of Staff Sergeant and was later promoted to Lieutenant.
Mike oversees the day to day operations of the police department and is involved with the implementation and coordination of our new community based programs.
David Viezer Patrolman
Edward Svoboda Patrolman
Michael Kramer Patrolman
Carl Malone Patrolman
John Zippay Patrolman
Michael Kleinknecht Patrolman
Michael Cardaman Patrolman
Jim Clague Part-time Patrolman
Andy Kelley Part-time Patrolman
Michael Roberts Part-time Patrolman
Nick Divita Part-time Patrolman
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