About Public Safety

Canton Public Safety is comprised of the Fire Department, Police Department, and Emergency Management Unit. The police and fire departments are fully-staffed separately, with a combined Public Safety administration, communications, dispatch and records bureau.  This method of operation provides effective service while maintaining cost-efficiency.
  1. Community Alerts

    Emergency Alerts, community alerts, sign-up via social media or alternate source

  2. Core Purpose

    Department Mission Statement and Core Values

  3. Department Accreditation

    In 2007, the Canton Police Department first received full accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

  4. Director's Message

    A messge from Public Safety Director Joshua C. Meier

  5. FAQs

    Find answers to your questions by reviewing our most frequently asked questions.

  1. File a Complaint

    Canton Public Safety will accept any citizen complaint against the department or one of it's employees.

  2. Memorial

    Canton Public Safety would like to honor one of it's own by paying tribute to a fellow officer.

  3. Recruiting

    Information regarding recruitment for police officer positions with Canton Police Department.

  4. Reports/Statistics

    Department reports and statistics posted annually.