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Village of Genoa, Division of Police
102 E. Sixth Street Genoa, Ohio 43430
Emergency 9-1-1 Dispatch 419.855.7717
Non-Emergency 419.855.8515
Fax 419.855.4552

 

Chief of Police: mherrig@genoapolice.org

Patrol Division: tmocniak@genoapolice.org

 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Village of Genoa Police Department is

  • To safeguard freedom by preserving life and property, protecting the constitutional rights of individuals, maintaining order and encouraging respect for the rule of law by the proper enforcement thereof.
  • To earn the respect of all individuals, including minority and disadvantaged persons, by maintaining a knowledgeable, responsive, well-trained and accountable work force that discharges their duties and responsibilities with evidence of fairness, tolerance and equality.
  • To reduce the opportunity for the commission of crime by implementing effective crime prevention strategies, fully investigating crimes when they occur and expeditiously apprehending criminal offenders.
  • To identify, address and resolve the root causes of community problems and concerns in concert with citizen groups and representatives through the use of community oriented policing strategies.

Meet the Genoa Police Force

 

Chief of Police Matthew E. Herrig

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Chief Herrig is an Air Force veteran who began his Law Enforcement career in 1992 as a Security Police Specialist. He has over 20 years of Public Safety experience and specializes in Emergency Response to Terrorism. Following the events of 9/11, Matt worked for the Office of Justice Programs developing training programs for Emergency Responders throughout the United States. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Leo University in Criminal Justice and has numerous Instructor Certificates from the Department of Homeland Security, Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission, and the Department of Defense. Matt joined the Genoa Police Department as a Full Time Officer in March of 2015. Chief Matthew Herrig can be reached by email at mherrig@genoapolice.org or by telephone at 419.855.8515 Ext.1


Sergeant Todd MocniakIMG_1876

Sergeant Mocniak began his law enforcement career in 1999 and has been with the Village of Genoa, Division of Police since 2001. Sergeant Mocniak graduated Owen’s Community College with an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant Mocniak has furthered his training by attending courses in Evidence Management, Forensic Photography, Hazardous Materials, Narcotics and Criminal Investigations. Sergeant Todd Mocniak can be reached by email at tmocniak@genoapolice.org or by telephone at 419.855.8515 Ext.2


Officer Cody Garcia

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Officer Garcia is a 2005 Oak Harbor graduate. He enrolled in the Police Academy at Terra in Fremont, Ohio in 2009. In 2010 Officer Garcia began his law enforcement career with the Put-In Bay Police Department. Officer Garcia was hired part time by Genoa in August 2013, he later was promoted to fulltime in May 2014. Officer Garcia is also a state certified firearms instructor. Officer Cody Garcia can be reached by email at cgarcia@genoapolice.org or by calling: 419-855-8515 Ext.3


Part-Time Officers

Joe Musil
Travis Logan
Lonnie Fosnight
Matt Moreland