The mission of the Preservation Park Police is to provide professional law enforcement service and protection to all park visitors, their property and the natural resources of Preservation Parks of Delaware County.


Division of Park Police

Chief Officer: Dennis Welch

Park Rules and Regs, revised, effective October 1, 2016

To Dispatch a Park Police Officer

For non-emergency assistance, Preservation Park Police can be dispatched by contacting:

Park Police Officer on Duty: 614-989-1972

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office: 740-833-2800
(Ask for a park police officer to be sent to your location.)

In case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1

To inquire about lost items, call 614-989-1972, or

For more information, please click on the following links:

Authorization of Park Police
Rules on bringing pets into the parks.

Click below for ways to stay safe while having fun in the parks during the winter!

Fall Safety Tip