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On behalf of the men and women of the Marysville Division of Police, I want to welcome you to our webpage. We serve our community of approximately 22,000 residents, encompassing 16.5 square miles, with 35 sworn members, seven communication officers, and an administrative assistant.

We are committed to providing the highest level of professional services to the citizens of Marysville and our visitors. The division is dedicated to a standard of excellence in promoting and maintaining a safe and secure community by adhering to our mission statement and guiding principles. 

Mission Statement
The Marysville Division of Police promotes public safety, protects property and life, and safeguards individual rights by providing professional law enforcement services.

Vision Statement
It is the desire of the Marysville Division of Police to care for the safety and well being of our community and our employees. We deliver public safety services with Dedication, Integrity, Courage and Empathy while proactively seeking partnerships that identify needs, solve problems and promote growth. We continue to pursue excellence through teamwork, a sense of urgency and attention to detail.

Guiding Principles
We will pursue excellence in all endeavors while focusing on the following guiding principles: 
  • Dedication - We are dedicated to:
    • Our Profession - Maintaining the highest level of professional standards
    • Our Community - Maintaining an attitude of service to all diversities
    • Ourselves - Maintaining a high standard of physical and mental preparedness
  • Integrity - We hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of honesty, truthfulness, and ethical conduct in all matters private and public
  • Courage - We undertake our endeavors in adversity without hesitation and with an audacity unmatched by others
  • Empathy - We treat others fairly and respectfully, maintaining consideration of social expectations and diversity

I encourage you to visit these pages often to obtain updated information. Together, we can make a difference in our community!

Floyd K. Golden
Chief of Police

About Police Chief Floyd Golden
Chief Golden has served as Marysville Police Chief since April 2004. During a period in 2011 he also served as the Interim City Administrator while that position was vacant. Chief Golden is a veteran law enforcement officer having served a 26 year career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Following his career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, he served seven years with the Union County Sheriff's Office as the Commander of the Support Services Division. Chief Golden is a veteran of the United States Navy having attained the rank of Aviation Fire Control Technician Second Class during his enlistment.

Chief Golden is a graduate of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. He is a graduate of the Columbus Technical Institute (now known as Columbus State Community College), earning an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement. He is also a 1997 graduate of the Logan County Sheriff's Academy.

Contact Us
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Floyd Golden
Police Chief

1250 W. Fifth St.
Marysville, Ohio 43040

Ph: (937) 645-7300
Fx: (937) 645-7301 
Emergency:  9-1-1

Administrative Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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