Police Department

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

Chief Herrig is an Air Force veteran who began his Law Enforcement career in 1992 as a Security Police Specialist. He has over 30 years of Public Safety experience and specializes in Emergency Response to Terrorism. Following the events of 9/11, Matt worked for the Department of Justice, Domestic Preparedness Programs delivering terrorism response and recognition training to Emergency Responders nationwide. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Leo University in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Homeland Security 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 Mocniak

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

Full-time Officers

Officer Beatty began her Law Enforcement career in 2014 at The University of Toledo where she also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Following her time at UT, she worked as a Police Officer for Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital and has extensive experience in Crisis Intervention. She was appointed as a Full Time Officer for the Village of Genoa in 2021. Officer Beatty can be reached by email at dbeatty@genoapolice.org or by telephone at 419.855.8515 Ext. 3

Officer Kreager is a Genoa High School graduate and began his Law Enforcement career in 2012. He previously worked for the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer and currently works Part Time for Carroll Township Police Department. Officer Kreager was appointed as a Full-Time Officer for the Village of Genoa in April of 2023. Officer Kreager can be reached by email at dkreager@genoapolice.org or by telephone at 419.855.8515 Ext. 3.

Part-time Officers

Officer Joe Musil, Officer Cody Garcia, Officer Richard Smoot, and Officer Robert Miller

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