Village of Lithopolis

Police Department

Keeping Village Residents Safe

The Lithopolis Police Department is dedicated to professionalism and public safety. We have a variety of resources available to members of the community.

The Chief
W.J. Barton
Chief of Police

Message From the Chief

Greetings. Thank you for choosing Lithopolis as a place to live and raise your families. Our department is committed to serving you in a fair and impartial manner.

We want you to feel safe and rest assured that we will strive to protect your personal safety and your property. We do this through patrolling neighborhoods, responding to calls for service, and enforcing traffic laws. However, we cannot do this alone. Your eyes and ears are the best deterrent to crime. Please let us know if someone or something seems suspicious.

Our officers are dedicated to serving the community through an interactive partnership with its residents and businesses. If you have any comments or concerns, please feel free to contact us by the avenues listed below.

–Chief W.J. Barton

Our Officials
In an emergency,
Call 911

How to Contact Us

  • Email Chief Barton

  • Our department is dispatched through the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office. To request an officer to your location or to report a crime, please call 740-652-7911.

  • As always, in an emergency, please call 911.

  • If you wish to leave a message for an officer, or simply have a question, please call our office at 614-837-8674.


  • Our fax number is (614) 920-9570.

Mission Statement

The Lithopolis Police Department is committed to serving our community. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life here by working in partnership with our residents. We exist to promote safe neighborhoods by enforcing laws, interacting with citizens to reduce crime, initiating creative policing, and providing quality service to the Village.

We are further committed to teamwork, dedication, education, pride, and a sense of community spirit. We dedicate our service to this mission by saving lives and preserving the safety and well-being of all citizens.

More Information?

You can get additional information on the Village by visiting our Contact Us page.