Hiram – The Hiram Police Department was recently recognized and received the AAA Platinum AWARD for Community Traffic Safety. The AAA Platinum level is the highest level of recognition from AAA. The Hiram Police Department is the only department in Portage County to receive the AAA recognition of Platinum level. We have dedicated much emphasis and attention toward the area of traffic and community safety, We have adopted and implemented programs that educate, demonstrate, and enforce traffic and pedestrian safety issues ranging from bicycle safety, seat belt use, impaired driving, child passenger safety seats, just to mention a few. Every year there are tragic and unfortunate traffic related fatalities that may have been reduced if certain safety precautions were practiced and followed. “Our goal is to continue to educate and encourage safety related practices in our community and do everything I can do as the Chief of Police to create a safer roadway environment for everyone who may travel upon our roadways.” We are honored to be recognized by AAA in the manner in which the Hiram Police Department has been highlighted for our efforts toward traffic and pedestrian safety.