Justice Center - Court: 440.887.7400
Justice Center - Police: 440.887.7300
Non-Emergency: 440.885.1234
Parma Tip Line: 440.887.7340
The City of Parma Police Department


Deputy Chief of Police - Administrative/Operations/ Records Room

The Office of the Deputy Chief of Police assists the Chief of Police with the operations of the department and its personnel. The deputy chief oversees both administrative and operational functions of the department which encompasses multiple units and functions that are essential to the daily operation of the police department. The deputy chief also oversees operations at the Parma Regional Dispatch Center. In addtion to these duties, the deputy chief oversees the department's Records Room, which is the secure record keeping branch of the department. The Record Room staff is responsible for maintaining all reports, records and transactions generated by its police officers and/or the public. As a “public office” the records division has two basic duties under the public records laws: (1) to provide for the prompt inspection of public records, and (2) to provide copies of public records within a reasonable period of time, if requested.

Acting Deputy Chief of Police - Captain James Blair

Captain Blair began his career with the Parma Police Department in 1992. He previously served as a supervisor in the Detective Bureau, a shift commander in the Patrol Division and the Traffic Unit Sergeant. Captain Blair is a 2007 graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College and a 2008 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. Capt. Blair is a 2015 graduate of the Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program sponsored by the Ohio Association of Chief's of Police. Capt. Blair is also a 2016 graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Acting Deputy Chief - Captain James Blair
Office - 440-887-7333

Records Room Manager
Jody Thompson

Records Room Hours of Operation
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM - Weekdays (Closed between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM daily) Closed on Holidays

To contact the Records Room and speak with a records clerk, please call (440) 887-7300 and press #1. The fax number is (440) 887-7380.

Public records requests may be made in person at the records room window during normal business hours, or by fax at 440-887-7380, or by email at records@parmajustice.net.

Property Room Hours of Operation
Weekdays 8AM - 4PM

Property Room Officer: Ptl. Ken Chihill


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