Barnesville Police Department
Chief Rocky F. Sirianni
132 North Arch Street
Barnesville, Ohio 43713
Emergency Number: Call 911
Non-Emergency Calls: 740-425-1976
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The Barnesville Police Department under the direction of Chief Rocky F. Sirianni, consists of 7 full-time officers, 5 auxiliary officers, 2 full-time and 2 part-time dispatchers. The department also has a K-9 officer with Dixie as his partner. She is a female German Shepherd and is a dual purpose dog trained in tracking, apprehension, and drug work. The department has a close working relationship with the Belmont County Sheriff’s Department. The police department’s main priority is keeping the community safe.
The police department participates in the OLLEISN network, which shares information with other Ohio agencies and OHLEG, Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway, which is a law enforcement information aid. The department answers on average 6,000 calls a year and makes approximately 1,300 arrests.
The department has implemented the use of Resource Officers into the Barnesville School system. The officer’s interaction with the students brings a better relationship between the youth and the police department. The department participates in various events in the community. Tours are given throughout the year to school students, boy and girl scouts, and various kids clubs, with the jail and police cruisers being the most popular points of the tour. Safety Pup” also makes several public appearances throughout the year and helps the officer in presenting the area children in how to use and dial 911.
Chief Sirianni and his department’s main priority is ensuring a safe environment for the citizens of Barnesville. The Police Department’s address is 132 North Arch St. located in the municipal building. The non-emergency number is 740-425-1976 or can be reached also by calling 911.