The Canton Police Department's administrative team is responsible for establishing and enforcing department policies and procedures. The team leads the department with an innovative "Policing with a Purpose" philosophy of operation.

The department is headed by Public Safety Director Joshua C. Meier. Deputy Deputy Director Chad Baugh oversees the daily operations of the department, with the assistance of four patrol shift lieutenants and one administrative lieutenant.

Meier Director Photo for WEB 2016

 Joshua C. Meier 
Director of Public Safety