Uniform Patrol Division

Honor Guard - FlagDSC_0013 - 1

The Uniform Patrol Division is the first responding entity of the Parma Police Department. As of August 2022, the division is staffed by 88 officers, which consists of a captain, who is the division commander, two lieutenants, nine sergeants and 76 patrol officers. 

This Uniform Division patrols 20 square miles, while working closely with the Detective Bureau and Communications Center to protect and serve the approximately 80,000 residents of the City of Parma. In addition to basic patrol services, the Uniform Patrol Division operates a Traffic Enforcement/Accident Investigation Unit, K-9 Unit, Field Training Unit, SWAT Unit, Law Post Explorers youth mentoring program, School Crossing Guards, and an Auxiliary Police Unit. The men and women of the Uniform Patrol Division respond to a variety of calls interacting with the public on a daily basis. 

To better serve the community, the Parma Police Department has equipped patrol cars with state-of-the-art law enforcement technology such as mobile computers, RADAR units, in-car video systems, and Automatic License Plate Readers.

Uniform Patrol Commander - Captain David Zarzeczny

Captain Zarzeczny began his career as a Parma Police officer in 2002 and has extensive experience in the various units that comprise the uniform patrol division such as Field Training Commander, SWAT Commander, Critical Incident Team Coordinator, Drone Project Manager, Departmental Instructor, and as a certified Clandestine Lab Technician.

Captain Zarzeczny graduated from Padua Franciscan High School in 1996, the Ohio Highway Patrol Academy in 2001, and Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command in 2019.

To contact Captain Zarzeczny, please send him an email at david.zarzeczny@parmajustice.net, or contact him at 440-887-7351.

Contact Information:

Lieutenant Oliver Simic - A Platoon Shift Commander (0700 hours to 1900 hours)
Phone: 440-887-7353
Email: oliver.simic@parmajustice.net

Lieutenant Richard Hach - B Platoon Shift Commander (1900 hours to 0700 hours)
Phone: 440-887-7352
Email: richard.hach@parmajustice.net

Sergeant John Porec - Traffic Unit Supervisor  
Phone: 440-887-7341
Email: john.porec@parmajustice.net

Platoon Supervisors:

A Platoon:
Sergeant J. Mowry: 440-887-7313
Sergeant M. Burkhart: 440-887-7350

Sergeant D. D'Eusanio: 440-887-7338
Sergeant S. Shepetiak: 440-887-7306

B Platoon:
Sergeant B. Jackson: 440-887-7315
Sergeant J. Fullerton: 440-887-7308

Sergeant A. Kaniecki: 440-887-7335
Sergeant J. Mowry: 440-887-7313