Frequently Asked Questions
|How do I get a copy of a report?|
Reports (Criminal & accidents) can be picked up at the Police Department Monday-Friday (except Holidays) from 8am-4pm for $.05 a page. please note that certain criminal cases or accidents may not be immediately available to the public due to ongoing investigation that may jeopardize the case.
|How can I tell if someone is still in Prison or the County jail?|
Click here for more information on VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)
|What is the law concerning barking dogs?|
On August 22, 1995 Austintown Township Trustees adopted a resolution authorizing the control of dogs with Austintown Township. In particular, this resolution covers Barking and Noisy Animals and Unsanitary Conditions.
Ohio Revised Code 955.221
Section 1 -
and Noisy Animals: No owner, keeper or harborer shall keep or
harbor and dog which howls or barks or emits audible sounds which are
unreasonably loud or disturbing and which are of such a character, intensity
and duration so as to disturb the peace and quiet of the neighborhood
or to be detrimental to the life and health of any individual.
|How can I get fingerprinted for civilian background check?|
The Austintown Police Department cannot fingerprint individuals for civilian background checks because the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I) will no longer accept ink rolled fingerprints cards for Ohio background checks.
BCI&I now offers WebCheck, which is an Internet-based program for civilian background checks. The program reduces the return rate to as little as several hours. To find a location near you that was WebCheck capabilities or to find out more information on WebCheck you can go to http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Services/Business/WebCheck/Webcheck-Community-Listing
|How can I get help installing a child car seat?|
Since 2001, the Austintown Township Police
District has provided Child Car Seat installation and education. During
that year, a patrol Officer was certified in CPS or Child passenger
Safety and a fitting station was established at the Austintown Police
Station or one of the Austintown Local Schools under the direction of
the Mahoning valley SAFE KIDS coalition.
|Does Austintown have a curfew?|
Yes. It is from 11pm to 6am (7 days a week) for everyone under 18 years of age.
|How can I safely dispose of unused/expired R/X and OTC medicine?|
Bring it to APD. Click here for more info.
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