FAQ Topic: Services & safety

How do I dispose of medication?

RX Drug Drop Box Program A drug Pill Drop Box, supplied by the County, has been permanently installed in the lobby of the Bedford Police Department. Anyone with expired or unused prescription pills can dispose of their medication in the Pill Drop Box 24/7. PILLS ONLY. No needles or liquids. Prescription opiates are often the … Continued

Do you offer background checks?

Yes we do.  This service is provided to City residents or any employee of a business located within the city.  That would include churches and civic organizations located within the city. Here is information on that service. Fingerprints – BCI/FBI Webchecks Our department does do the BCI and FBI fingerprints. Cost – BCI (only) $30 – … Continued

What are the on street parking restrictions?

Parking is restricted on city streets from 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.  If you have overnight guests or are having work done, you may call 440-232-1234 and ask for an exemption.  These exemptions are only temporary and must be renewed by calling each day you need one. Exemptions are limited to 3 per month unless … Continued

Can I put grass clippings in the garbage tote?

Yes, make sure they are in trash bags before putting in tote or bag and put next to the trash tote.  Do not put grass in the trash tote loose.  DO NOT put yard waste in the recycle tote.

How do I report a streetlight outage?

You can report the streetlight outage directly to The Illuminating Company using their website.  Use Service Requests, Street Lighting Problem.  You can also contact the Service Department.  Make sure you have the 6 digit pole number (medal band on the pole) and have an exact location or address of the pole that is affected.

How do I contact the Animal Warden?

Contact the Animal Warden at 440-232-1234 (non-emergency police).   Their hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

What are the curfew rules?

Age 15 and under:  10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Ages 16 and 17:   11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. – Weekdays Ages 16 and 17:  12:00 midnight to 6:00 a.m. –  Friday and Saturday  

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