Franklin Township

The Franklin County Sheriffs office will respond to ONLY priority runs when Franklin Township Officers are off. They will respond to injury accidents, robbery in progress, shootings, stabbings, domestics, etc… any other types of call, please wait until your police officers are working.

There will NOT be a dedicated Franklin County Sheriff Office patrol car in our area when your police officers are off.  Our area will have a roaming Franklin County Sheriff Office patrol car.  This one car roams several townships.


Emergency 911 - Non-Emergency 614-525-3333

Chief Allan L. Wheeler
“Big Al”

Chief Wheeler is a retired Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper who served as an executive protection officer for the Ohio Governor and his family, academy instructor, aviation pilot, investigator/special agent assigned to the Ohio Organized Crime Task Force and Assistant Post Commander.

After his retirement from the Patrol, Chief Wheeler served as a contractor for the U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service, in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was a Personal Security Specialist (PSS), Shift Leader (SL), and a WPPS Firearms Instructor (BFFOC). Chief Wheeler has provided protective services for the U.S. Ambassador of Afghanistan (past and current), U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Senators, and other Dignitaries/VIP’S visiting Afghanistan.

Chief Wheeler is the recipient of numerous awards ranging from the U.S. Ambassador of Afghanistan Award, Ohio Lawman of the Year, Superintendents Citation of Merit, District Trooper of the Year, Ohio Attorney Generals Performance Award and over 50 Letters of Commendations.

Police Department


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It is the mission of the Franklin Township Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve. To reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with the diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.


You will now be required to complete all reports online when there are no Franklin Township Police out.

You will NOT get a Franklin Township Police Officer when only a report is needed.