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FAQ Topic: Police FAQs

Can I use my cell phone while driving?

As of April 4, 2023, it is illegal to use or hold a cell phone or electronic device in your hand, lap, or other parts of the body while driving on Ohio roads. If an officer sees a violation, they can pull you over. For more informaiton, visit:

How Do I Apply To Work For The Streetsboro Police Department?

The Streetsboro Police Department hires patrol officers and dispatchers through a civil service testing process. No prior training or experience is needed in order to be considered for the position of dispatcher. Patrol officer positions require that a candidate obtain OPOTA certification by time of appointment. When a test is being given, a notice will … Continued

Are Fireworks Legal?

It is illegal to discharge fireworks in the State of Ohio.  You may purchase and possess certain types of fireworks, but you have to move them out of the state within 48 hours of purchase.  Illegal discharge of fireworks is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by a $1,000 fine and up to 6 months in jail.

Are there noise restrictions in the city?

Yes.  Certain types of noise are considered unlawful as described in Streetsboro codified ordinance 509.10

Am I allowed to drive my golf cart on city streets?

Golf carts that have been properly registered and inspected may be driven by valid licenced drivers on city streets that have a posted speed limit of 25 MPH.  To get your golf cart inspected, contact Ofc. Jason Fogleman at (330) 626-4976 or by email at

What do I do when I have lost my dog or found a dog?

Contact the police department non-emergency number at (330) 626-4976 and give your information to the on-duty Dispatcher.  The department maintains a log of lost/found animals and can provide you with further information.

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