The Uniform Patrol Division is the first responding entity of the Parma Police Department. As of January 2015, this seventy-five (75) officer division is staffed by sixty-one (61) Patrol Officers, four (4) Motorcycle Officers, seven (7) Sergeants, and three (3) Lieutenants under the direction of the Uniform Patrol Captain.
This Uniform Division patrols 20 square miles working closely with the Detective Bureau and Communications Center "To Protect and Serve" the approximately 80,000 residents of the City of Parma. In addition to basic patrol services, the Uniform Patrol Division operates a Traffic Enforcement/Accident Investigation Unit, Field Training Unit, SWAT Unit, Law Post Explorers youth mentoring program, seventy- one (71) School Crossing Guards, and a forty (40) officer Auxiliary Police Unit. The men and women of the Uniform Patrol Division respond to a variety of calls interacting with the public on a daily basis.
To better serve the community, the Parma Police Department has equipped patrol cars with state-of-the-art law enforcement technology such as mobile computers, RADAR units, in-car video systems, LoJack tracking devices to locate stolen vehicles and Automatic License Plate Readers. In addition, several Parma officers now carry the TASER electronic restraint device as an alternative to the use of deadly force.
Captain Brian McCann has been a Parma Police officer since 1989. He was recently promoted to Captain after serving as the shift commander of "B" platoon for the past several years. Captain McCann has extensive experience in the uniformed patrol division. He was the commander of the department's Field Training Unit and is in charge of the department's hostage negotiation team. Capt. McCann is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and a graduate of the FBI National Academy iin Quantico, Virginia.
Emergency – Dial 9-1-1
General Police Dispatch – 440-885-1234
Capt. Brian McCann - 440-887-7307
Lt. Anton Haberkorn - "A" Platoon Commander- 440-887-7313
Lt. Rob Tarro - "B" Platoon Commander - 440-887-7349
Lt. Tom Siedlecki - "C" Platoon Commander - 440-887-7329
Sgt. Ken Gillissie - Traffic Unit Supervisor - 440-887-7300 ext. 7285