The North Canton Police Department is made up of twenty-three full – time and four part-time sworn police officers, seven full – time and two part-time communications dispatchers, and one administrative assistant. The services provided by the sworn officers of the department include patrol operations, traffic enforcement, investigations, community policing and a special response team.
The Emergency Medical Service of the North Canton Fire Department is staffed by nine (9) full-time Paramedics and thirty-eight (38) part-time Paramedics or Emergency Medical Technicians. The EMS is staffed 24 hours a day and responds on-call with full-time and part-time personnel. Additionally, fifteen (15) firefighters either Paramedics or EMT’s and assist the EMS.
Thanks to the dedication of our safety forces North Canton was recently named one of the 50 Safest Cities in Ohio.