Police Department Info

Police Chief:
Chief Larry Rinehart 

Police Captain:
Captain Ken Gough

Executive Assistant to the Chief:
Yvette Nguyen

Contact & Location:
559 N Cassingham Rd
Bexley, Ohio 43209
Phone: (614) 559-4444
Fax:     (614) 559-4441 

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Chief Larry Rinehart

Bexley Chief of Police

Larry Rinehart is the Chief of Police for the City of Bexley, Ohio.

Prior to moving to the Bexley Police Department, he served as a police officer for the Gahanna, Ohio, Police Department for over 13 years, serving as a patrol officer, community police officer, patrol sergeant, operations sergeant, operations lieutenant, and deputy chief of police for over six years. Rinehart also served as a SWAT member and team leader for over six years.

Chief Rinehart served 12 years as a full-time soldier in the Ohio Army National Guard prior to beginning his law enforcement career in 1994.

Rinehart achieved a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio in January, 2005. His undergraduate degree is in Organizational Leadership and Management and Human Resource Management.

He also completed the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command in 2007.

Rinehart is an active and accomplished public speaker and writer. He is an activist against family and relationship violence and provides many presentations each year on the topic to groups of all sizes. Rinehart also authored two booklets on the topic of relationship violence and two books on leadership and leadership vision.

Chief Rinehart was the recipient of the 2004 Choices Peacemaker award for his efforts against domestic and relationship violence and currently serves as the board president for Choices.