Criminal Investigation Unit

The Alliance Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit's primary responsibilities are investigating serious crimes of violence and major thefts.  These include, but are not limited to:




Sexual Assaults


Breaking & Entering

Identity Theft

Grand Thefts


Criminal Investigation Detectives:

Captain James Hilles 330.823.5383 (office) - email



Detective Lieutenant Donald Wensel - 330.823.5746 (office) - email



Detective Mark Welsh 330.823.5704 (office) - email



Detective Michael Jones 330.823.5381 (office) - email



Detective William Johnson - 330.823.5534 (office) - email



Detective Bureau Fax - 330.823.5878







Police Chief Scott C. Griffith

Sworn in as Chief in 2008

26 year veteran of the Alliance Police Department.

Alliance Police Phone Numbers

330.821.3131  Emergency

330.821.9140  Non-Emergency

330.823.5383 Investigations

330.823.5532  Chief's Office

330.829.2225 Fax

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