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Chief of Police

fbichief-cropChief of Police, Craig A. Richardson began his career with the Moraine Police Division May 23, 1994.  His first position was that of Patrol Officer with a promotion to Sergeant in February 2001.  During his time as sergeant his duties included Detective Sergeant, Training Coordinator and Firearms Instructor. He is a PELC (Police Executive Leadership College) graduate and most recently a graduate of the FBI Academy, Session 259, on March 20, 2015.

The F.B.I. National Academy Session 259, consisted of men and women from 49 states.  Included in the class were members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 24 international countries, six military organizations, and five federal civilian organizations. 

Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitess training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.  A total of 48,118 graduates now represent the F.B.I. National Academy since it began in July 1935.  Of this number, approximately 16,683 are still active in law enforcement work.


Mission Statement

Moraine Police DivisionWe, the members of the Moraine Police Division, are committed to working in partnership with the citizens of Moraine to improve the quality of life for our citizens. We will work to maintain safe and secure neighborhoods, while treating everyone with respect and dignity. We address every circumstance without passion or prejudice, treating others in a fair, firm and honest manner. We strive to consistently improve ourselves professionally in order to improve our service to the community.

Contact us at 937-535-1166

Monthly Police Reports

2017 November Statistics

  • Abduction - 2
  • Accidents/Non-Injury - 42
  • Assault - 16
  • Breaking & Entering/Burglary - 2
  • Criminal Mischief/Damaging/Vandalism - 8
  • Drugs - 11
  • Fraud/ID Theft/Felony Theft/Vehicle Theft - 13
  • Misdemeanor Theft - 34
  • Rape/Sex Offenses - 1
  • Homicide - 0
  • Robbery/ROCW/ROPW - 3
  • Fatal Crash - 0
  • Domestic Violence - 7
  • Weapons - 1
  • OVI/Disorderly Conduct - 13

Crime Activity Map

Detectives Desk: Scam Alert

IRS Urges Public to Stay Alert for Scam Phone Calls

The IRS continues to warn consumers to guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity. Criminals pose as the IRS to trick victims out of their money or personal information. Here are several tips to help you avoid being a victim of these scams:

  • Scammers make unsolicited calls.  Thieves call taxpayers claiming to be IRS officials. They demand that the victim pay a bogus tax bill. They con the victim into sending cash, usually through a prepaid debit card or wire transfer. They may also leave “urgent” callback requests through phone “robo-calls,” or via phishing email.

    Read more: Detectives Desk: Scam Alert

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