Vinton County Police Department

Find Vinton County Ohio police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


Mc Arthur Police Department 124 West Main Street McArthur OH 45651 740-596-2980


About Vinton County Police Departments

Police Departments in Vinton County, OH are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Vinton County community. Vinton County police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Vinton County public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Vinton County police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Vinton County Police jobs and employment
Vinton County Criminal Records

Vinton County Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Vinton County crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

Vinton County Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Ohio and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in Vinton County, OH and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in Vinton County are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Vinton County Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. Vinton County Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Vinton County traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Vinton County Police Dept Specialized Units

The Vinton County Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the Vinton County community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.