Community Programs

Citizen Police Academy

Coffee With a Cop

Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by The United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Avon's neighborhoods.

House Watch

The House Watch Program is designed to provide homeowners a means of having their residence checked periodically by an officer when they are away from home on vacation or an extended weekend. In order to participate in the program, the homeowner calls or comes to the Police Department to complete complete the House Watch request form three business days prior to your departure out of town.

Kid Print 


"Kid Print" is a child identification card designed to give parents or guardians a useful tool in the unfortunate event that a child becomes missing or gets lost. This useful tool has the appearance of a driver's license and includes a full color photo, a right thumb print, date of birth and a physical description of the child. "Kid Print" is available at the request of businesses and organizations for community related events. To request "Kid Print" at a community event, contact the Avon Police Department at 440-934-7527.

Parents or guardians may print a Kid Print form and bring it to any scheduled community event in Avon to obtain a child identification card for their child/children. Kid Print events can be found by clicking on the calendar tab on the website.

Neighborhood Watch

Prescription Drug Turn-In


The Avon Police Department partners with the Lorain County Drug Task Force twice a year to allow residents to dispose of medications that are expired or no longer needed. The purpose is to keep the drugs from entering the water supply or being diverted by unintended users.