Archbold Chief of Police, Leo Wixom

The Archbold Police Department, located at 405 E. Lutz Road, Archbold, is here to serve the citizens of Archbold, providing quality service to the community. We hope this web page will answer some of the frequently asked questions about many Village Ordinances and contacts. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional comments or questions. Emails may be sent to police@archbold.com.


  • Archbold Police Dept. – 419-445-9991 (non-emergency)
    For emergencies – Dial 911
    405 E. Lutz Road
    Archbold, OH 43502
  • Juvenile Detention Center – 419-428-2322
  • Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio – 419-428-3800
  • Fulton County Humane Society – 419-335-9009
  • Fulton County Dog Pound – 419-337-9219


  • FISH – 419-445-0366Call: 419-445-0366
  • Lutheran Social Services – 419-267-5528
  • Salvation Army – 419-599-9704


Missing and Exploited Children

Do I need a license for my bicycle?
Any purchaser of a bicycle shall have five days from date of purchase to obtain a bicycle license. The application for a license should be made to the Police Department and shall be accompanied by a fee of $1. Upon the sale or transfer of ownership of a licensed bicycle, a new bicycle license must be obtained.
Are there any restrictions for riding my bike in village limits?
Every person operating a bicycle shall comply with all traffic signs and signals for vehicular and pedestrian traffic. It is prohibited for any person to ride a bicycle upon the sidewalks in the Business Districts in the village. It is permissible for any person to walk a bicycle on the sidewalks in the Business Districts.
Does Archbold have a Curfew Ordinance?
Curfew for children under age 16 – 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. unless accompanied by parent or guardian. Curfew for children between ages 16 and 18 – 12:00 midnight to 6:00 a.m. unless accompanied by parent or guardian.
Can I obtain a copy of a police report?
Copies of police reports can be picked up at the police department. Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.