Detective Bureau

The Alliance Police Department detective bureau consists of three investigative units - Special Investigations, Criminal Investigations, and Juvenile Unit

All three units are supervised by the Special Operations Captain and theSpecial Operations "DB" Lieutenant.   The Special Operations Captain is responsilbe for scheduling, training, investigation assignments and case management, citizen compliments and complaints.

The Special Operations Lieutenant is responsible for the day to day supervision of the Detective Bureau Units.  The Lieutenant reviews cases forwarded to the detective bureau from the patrol division and assists the Special Operations Captain in deciding which cases will be assigned for further investigation.

Lt. John JenkinsThe Captain and Lieutenant's primary responsibilities are assigning cases to specific detectives, case review, supervising search warrants, and approving reports.






Special Operations Captain James Hilles  - 330.823.5383 (office) - email 



Special Operations (DB) Sergeant - 330.823.5669 (office) - email 















Police Chief Akenra X

Sworn in as Chief in 2023

28 year veteran of the Alliance Police Department.

Alliance Police Phone Numbers

330.821.3131  Emergency

330.821.9140  Non-Emergency

330.823.5383 Investigations

330.823.5532  Chief's Office

330.829.2225 Fax

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