Frequently Asked Questions - Police Dept

No, the police dispatcher cannot tell you how much you owe nor can the dispatcher accept payment for a fine. Contact the Upper Sandusky Municipal Court at (419) 294- 3809.

Inside a city or village, persons are permitted to burn clean, seasoned firewood or equivalent as long as the stack does not exceed 2 ft. high x 3 ft. wide.
Agricultural wastes and plant matter may be burned only if the burn is located more than 1000 feet from neighbor’s inhabited building and you must notify the EPA in advance.
You may not burn: land clearing waste or residential waste.
Contact the Upper Sandusky Fire Department for further information or questions at (419) 294-3322.

Contact the Wyandot County Dog Warden at 419-294-5408. You can also contact the Upper Sandusky Police Department at (419) 294-2324.

Upper Sandusky Municipal Ordinance 505.09 states no person shall keep or harbor any dog within the Municipality which, by frequent and habitual barking, howling or yelping, creates unreasonably loud and disturbing noises of such a character, intensity and duration as to disturb the peace, quiet and good order of the Municipality. For further information consult the Upper Sandusky Ordinances 505.09.
Any person who violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
Contact the Upper Sandusky Police Department at (419) 294-2324.

No. Contact the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office at (419) 294-2362.

No. Contact AEP (American Electric Power) at 1-800-277-2177.

Children who are in either or both categories of less than 4 years of age OR less than 40 pounds must be in a child restraint safety seat. Children less than 8 years of age, unless they have reached 4’9” in height must be in a booster seat. Children who are 8 to 15 years of age must use a seat belt. Please check the Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.81 for more information.

Yes, the police department has a number of officers and a detective that can speak on a variety of topics. Please call the Upper Sandusky Police Department to arrange a time and date at (419) 294 -2324 or email Chief Ross at dross@uppersanduskypolice.org.

Possibly, the police department does not have any special tools to access entry into a home however we may be able to assist. The homeowner must be present and must consent to the risk of possible damage from the use of the entry equipment. The Upper Sandusky Police Department will assume no liability if damage is sustained to the home. To request an officer for assistance, contact (419) 294-2324.

Yes, however the owner of the vehicle must be present and must consent to the risk of possible damage from the use of the entry equipment. The Upper Sandusky Police Department will assume no liability if damage is sustained to the vehicle. To request an officer for assistance, contact (419) 294-2324.

Questions are asked so that the dispatcher and the responding officers have all the necessary information regarding descriptions of vehicles/persons involved, any injuries, any weapons used, etc. This also helps the officers understand the severity of the situation, how many officers should respond and the priority for emergency/non-emergency calls. In short, the information helps us to respond more appropriately to your emergency.

Yes, contact the Upper Sandusky Police Department at (419) 294-2324 any time; come to the station at 120 North Seventh Street, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, 43351; or send a self addressed, stamped envelope with your request to the above address along with your request.

Yes, for school age children and adults. Interested parties should call (419) 294-2324 or email Chief Ross at dross@uppersanduskypolice.org We will work with you to set a mutually convenient time, generally between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Tours generally last under an hour and are tailored to the ages of the tour group.