Toledo, Ohio

Identifying Criminals through the Prolific Offender Surveillance and Apprehension Team (POSAT)

Toledo Police Department officers with vehicles

Site Overview


Toledo Police Department

Research Partner

Richard R. Johnson, Ph.D., and Shanhe Jiang, Ph.D., University of Toledo

Primary Focus

Violent Crime

SPI Strategy

Problem-oriented policing, Offender-based policing

Funded Year


Site Profile

Medium urban area of 80.69 sq. miles with a population of 281,150