Police

Welcome to the Bay View Police Department Web Page

 MISSION STATEMENT

Our goal is to provide for the safety and security of the citizens of the village of Bay View”

The men and women of the Bay View Police Department are dedicated to providing professional police service.

We provide services such as: criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, residence checks, business checks, and assisting the Bay View Fire Department on rescue calls. 

All officers undergo yearly training in firearms and in a variety of topics as mandated by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.

Help your Police Department stop crime. Tips can remain anonymous by contacting our Police Department either by email at bayviewpolice@bex.net or by phone at 419-684-5990. Say no to crime. 

MEET OUR STAFF

Administration



Chief Helen Prosowski
  • Serving BVPD since 2005

  • Over thirty years of law enforcement experience

  • Graduate of Baldwin Wallace College with a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice

  • Graduate of Lorain County Community College with an Associates of Arts in Police Science

  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy unit/police academy instructor

Assistant Chief James Lochotzi

  • Serving BVPD since 2000

  • Over thirty years of law enforcement experience

  • Certified emergency medical responder

  • Field Training Officer

 

 

 

Sergeant Glenn Schenk

 

  • Serving BVPD since 2004

  • Over twenty years of law enforcement experience in Ohio, Michigan, and North Carolina

  • Graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice (Cum Laude)

  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy unit/police academy instructor

  • Field Training Officer

  • Counter-Terrorism specialist

 

 Patrol Officers


Officer Travis Wright
  • Serving BVPD since 2005
  • United States Navy veteran
  • Ten years of law enforcement experience


Reserve Officer Mike Frank
  • Serving BVPD since 2007