LPD Recognized for Excellence in Policy & Training

By Chuck Gibson 

LOVELAND, OH (April 26, 2021) – The City of Loveland today announced the Loveland Police Department (LPD) has acheived “Gold status” from the Lexipol Connect Recognition Program for 2020 and 2021. 

Through participation in the Lexipol program, the LPD earned recognition for effective dissemination of policies to officers including timely policy updates when laws change and ensuring officers receive training on policies. 

Loveland Police Chief Sean Rahe expressed pride in adopting and committing to Lexipol’s highest standards of law enforcement and policy training. 

“The LPD family is proud to be the first agency in Ohio to adopt the Lexipol law enforcement standards,” said Chief Rahe. “We continue to commit ourselves to the highest standards of law enforcement policy and training.  It is wonderful to receive this recognition from Lexipol.” 

Dennis Sean Rahe

Chief Sean Rahe, Loveland Police Department 

Lexipol founding partners Bruce Praet and Geoff Spalding developed their original law enforcement manual in 1998 and officially founded Lexipol as partners in 2003. By 2007, they had established corporate headquarters in Southern California.Today they provide policy, online training, wellness resources and grant assistance to more than 8,000 agencies and municipalities. Their mission:To use content and technology to create safer communities and empower the individuals and organizations that serve them,” was born of a vision for a better, safer way to run a public safety agency.

David Kennedy, Loveland City Manager (File)

The Lexipol Connect program tracks LPD’s performance on five metrics proven to measure success in policy management.

LPD’s excellence in policy and policy training enhances community safety by ensuring consistent, effective response based on national best practices.

Loveland City Manager David Kennedy commented on the LPD achievement and how it enhances safety for all those they serve. 

“We’re excited LPD is delivering a standard of excellence through their policy efforts that reduces risk for our personnel and those we serve,” said Kennedy.

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