Akron Police Department

Former Akron police Chief James Nice won't be able to work as an officer in the future after pleading guilty Tuesday to unauthorized use of a police data base.

Akron police say a 17-year-old male shot and killed himself in the back seat of a police cruiser on Friday night.

Akron Police Defend Breaking Up Homeless Camp

Oct 6, 2014

Akron police say they acted properly and warned homeless people in advance before ordering them to leave encampments and throwing away their belongings.  

The city of Akron, where 98 percent of security alarms turn out to be false, is beginning a new policy requiring confirmation of a possible crime.