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 Richard Hach

Captain Hach began his career as a Parma Police officer in 1995. He was recently promoted to the rank of captain and was assigned to take over command of the patrol division. During his career, Capt. Hach served as the the SWAT Team commander, detective bureau lieutenant,  and was the coordinator for the department's field training unit. Capt. Hach is a graduate of the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University, the FBI National Academy Class 277, the Police Executive Leadership College, and the PEALS leadership school. He holds a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Tiffin University.

To contact Captain Hach, please send him an email at richard.hach@parmajustice.net, or contact him at 440-887-7352.

Contact Information:

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

Lieutenant John Porec - B Platoon Shift Commander (1900 hours to 0700 hours)
Phone: 440-887-7341
Email: john.porec@parmajustice.net

Sergeant David D'Eusanio - Traffic Unit Supervisor  
Phone: 440-887-7338
Email: david.d'eusanio@parmajustice.net

Platoon Supervisors:

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

Sergeant S. Shepetiak: 440-887-7306
Sergeant M. Samijlenko: 440-887-7347

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

Sergeant A. Kaniecki: 440-887-7335
Sergeant N. Schuld: 440-887-7312