Programs & Services

Community Resources Drug Prevention Resources
  • Drug Tip Hotline
    Call 419.627.5980. All information is confidential, and no one will be contacted unless the person requests that they be contacted.

  • DETERRA (Drug Deactivation System) Pouches FREE
    "DETERRA" (Drug Deactivation System) Pouches are available for FREE in the Police Lobby. Dispose of your unwanted medications in 3-easy steps:
    1. Tear Open Pouch, place unused medications inside
    2. Fill pouch halfway w/warm water, wait 30 seconds
    3. Seal pouch, shake and dispose of in normal trash receptacle

  • Additional Community Resources
    Bayshore Counseling Services 
    Firelands Regional Medical Center Counseling & Recovery Services

Community Programs
  • Coffee With A Cop
    It’s a simple concept. Police and community members come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. Sandusky has joined over 175 cities and towns in 36 states, in instituting Coffee with a Cop to build community trust, police legitimacy and partnership building with members of the community. Coffee With A Cop is held at different restaurants within our corporate limits once each month.

  • Click it or Ticket Program
    Each year the Sandusky Police Department joins with thousands of police departments nationwide to participate in the national Click it or Ticket awareness campaigns. We have received statewide recognition for our participation in this event, and have consistently ranked in the top ten percent of police departments statewide for our campaign efforts.

  • Citizen Ride Along Program
    The City of Sandusky Police Department offers a Citizen Ride Along Program. For more information call 419.627.5798.


    Citizen Ride Along Consent Form

  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    The Sandusky Police Department, in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provides additional enforcement to crack down on drunk drivers in an effort to stop this deadly epidemic. You can help spread the word and save lives.