Public Safety

North Canton Fire Department

Police, Fire or EMS

For Emergencies
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Non – Emergency Phone Numbers:
Police: (330) 499-5911
Fire: (330) 499-3404

Fire Department Chief

Fire Department ChiefOn behalf of the North Canton Fire/EMS Department, I would like to welcome you to our section of the City of North Canton web site. The North Canton Fire/EMS Department is a group of highly trained, well educated, and technically competent emergency service professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality services to the community in the safest, most efficient, and professional manner possible. The Department has provided fire protection, fire prevention, public education, emergency medical care, and all hazards emergency response services around the clock for more than 100 years now. We are very proud of and maintain a great respect for our historic past, a strong sense of duty towards excellent performance in the present, and are continually preparing to meet the challenges of the future.

Our employees care about our city, and we strive to serve our citizen’s utilizing the guiding principles of service, integrity, accountability, respect, and teamwork in all that we do. Thank you for your interest in our Department and for visiting us at our web page. Your support is always welcome, and any comments, feedback, or concerns will be warmly received. You can call me at (330) 499-3404 or email me at

In closing, The City of North Canton Fire/EMS strives to provide the very best in Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Service and Fire Prevention to the residents and visitors of the City of North Canton with a proud past and a focus on the future.

Chief John Bacon

Police Department

North Canton Police Department

Welcome to the website of the North Canton Police Department.

The North Canton Police Department is made up of twenty-three full – time and four part-time sworn police officers, seven full – time and two part-time communications dispatchers, and one administrative assistant. The services provided by the sworn officers of the department include patrol operations, traffic enforcement, investigations, community policing and a special response team. The Communications Division of the North Canton  [Read more]

Police Department News Releases

Patch PoliceMedia Advisory Fireworks Safety 06-17-2013

Media Release Stopping for school bus 8-19-2013

Media Release Update Online threat NCMS 02-11-15