Staff

Police Chief Joseph GrecolPolice Chief Joseph Grecol has been a member of the Berea Division of Police since May 1993. He was promoted to sergeant in July 2006 and to chief of police in September 2014. Chief Grecol grew up in North Olmsted in a family of six children. He is a 1985 graduate of St. Ignatius High School. He studied at the University of Dayton and earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Cleveland State University in 1991. Chief Grecol is a graduate of the University of Akron Police Academy. He and his wife, Karen, have been married for 24 years and have nine children.

 

 

Command Staff 
 Officer  Rank  Email  Phone  Badge #  Title
Joseph Grecol Chief JGrecol@bereapolice.org 440-826-5844  1600 Police Chief
Joseph Hedinger Lieutenant  JHedinger@bereapolice.org 440-826-5874  1601 Operations Supervisor 
Patrick Greenhill  Sergeant  PGreenhill@bereapolice.org 440-826-5844  1642 Sergeant  
Amy Decker  N/A  adecker@bereapolice.org 440 826-5852  1603 Chief's Secretary
Laura Rizk  ACO  LRizk@bereapolice.org 440 826-5842 1692 Animal Control
 Luke Napaver Sergeant LNapaver@bereapolice.org   1643 Sergeant
 Aaron Krouse Sergeant AKrouse@bereapolice.org   1644 Sergeant
 Tom Walker Sergeant TWalker@bereapolice.org   1645 Sergeant
 Dectective Bureau
Tim Gerding Sergeant TGerding@bereapolice.org 440-826-5845 1640 Bureau Supervisor
Chris Holmes Detective Cholmes@bereapolice.org 440-826-5848 1618 Juvenile Detective
Chuck Gute Detective CGute@bereapolice.org 440-826-5847 1612 Detective
Dennis Bort Detective DBort@bereapolice.org 440-826-5846 1610 Detective
           
 Patrol Division
 Name   Platoon  Email Address  Phone  Badge #  Title
Kevin Burke    KBurke@bereapolice.org 440 826-5870 1619 Senior Patrolman
Justin Carey   jcarey@bereapolice.org 440 826-5870 1620 Patrolman
Robb Chernisky  RMChernisky@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870  1636  Patrolman FTO 
Dan Clark  DClark@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870  1627  Patrolman 
David Fadil    DFadil@bereapolice.org 440 826-5870 1611 Senior Patrolman
David Kammerman    DHKammerman@bereapolice.org 440 826-5870 1625 Senior Patrolman
Daniel Kelly  DKelly@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870 1624  Patrolman 
Rich Butler Rpbutler@bereapolice.org 1615 Patrolman
Adam Laeng  ALaeng@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870  1630  Patrolman 
Theodore Makrinos  TMakrinos@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870  1635  Patrol Motorcycle 
Tim Milter  TMilter@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870  1607  Canine Officer 
Ean Esposito Eesposito@bereapolice.org 440 826-5870  1617 Patrolman 
Tim Paul    TPaul@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870   1622  Senior Patrolman 
Doug Pyle  DPyle@bereapolice.org   440 826-5870   1634  Patrolman 
Joseph Quinn  JQuinn@bereapolice.org  440 826-5870  1613  Patrolman 
Roger Vaughn   RVaughan@bereapolice.org  440-826-5870   1616 Senior Patrolman  
           
Auxiliary Division   
 Name  Seniority Date  Email Address  Phone  Badge  
Ray Broughton  6/9/1996    440 826-5870  1676  
Adam Doyle  8/23/2007  440 826-5870  1678  
John Kilkenny  5/4/1994     440 826-5870  1673  
Joseph Vedda  1/14/2003    440 826-5870  1662  
Timothy Yaeger  5/3/1993  440 826-5870  1661  
 Brenin Davidson       1679  
 James Peterman       1667  
 Police Dispatchers
Anne Boone  11/5/1979 ABoone@bereapolice.org

440-826-5870

 1681  
Kay Ellis   kellis@bereapolice.org

440-826-5870

1697  
Dianna Hagar  9/23/2002 DHagar@bereapolice.org  

440-826-5870

 1698  
Virginia (Jen) Hickle  5/9/1996 VHickle@bereapolice.org

 440-826-5870

 1695  
Kathi Webb   kwebb@bereapolice.org

 440-826-5870

1699  
Diane Williams  4/12/1995 DWilliams@bereapolice.org

 440-826-5870

 1694  
Shelly Sudik   SSudik@bereapolice.org

440-826-5870

 1691

 

 Amy Decker       1603  


Chief’s Administrative Assistant: Amy Decker
Five Full Time Dispatchers: Anne Boone, Kay Ellis, Jenny Hickle, Dianna Hagar and Diane Williams
Two Part-Time Dispatchers: Kathi Webb, Shelly Sudik, Amy Decker 
Seven Auxiliary Officers: John Kilkenny, Tim Yeager, Ray Broughton, Joseph Vedda and Adam Doyle, Brenin Davidson, James Peterman 
Animal Control Officer: Laura Rizk
School Resource Officer's: Robert Lages,and Lauren Cummings
School Guards: Bernadette Butler, Anne Marshall
Reverend: Leroy McCreary 

The Berea Police Department manpower presently stands at 28 full time sworn officers. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 1 Chief of Police
  • 1 Lieutenant
  • 5 Sergeants
    * 3 Patrol Sergeants, 1 Detective Sergeant, 1 Community Relations & Projects Sergeant 
  • 19 Patrolmen  
    * 16 assigned to patrol duties
    * 3 assigned to detective bureau  

We have 7 auxiliary officers, one animal control officer, one administrative assistant, 5 fulltime dispatchers and 3 part-time dispatchers.

Contact Information

Emergency:
911 or
440-234-1234


Police Chief
Joe Grecol
440-826-5870
jgrecol@bereapolice.org

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