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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Traffic Signals & Lighting

Stark County Courthouse

The Traffic Signal and Lighting Division is responsible for the maintenance of traffic signals and decorative street lights which are located throughout the City. Visit the Division page to report a problem or sign up for alerts.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Fire Department History

Canton, Ohio Public Safety

On July 22, 1822, the President of the Town of Canton authorized, and required to be enrolled, a suitable number of persons who would become members of the Fire Company of Canton. This was the inception of the Canton Fire Department.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Police Department History

Canton, Ohio Public Safety

Although Canton was founded in 1805 by the late Bezaleel Wells, its first chief of police was not appointed until almost a century later in 1903. The first man to hold this job was Fred S. McCloud.

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