The Goshen Township Police Department strives for excellence in community service through proactive policing, forming partnerships with residents, schools, businesses, and other communities to improve the overall quality of life in Goshen Township. We are committed to being recognized by our community, and others, as a model of excellence in law enforcement.

Bob Rose



Chief Rose is a graduate of Milford High School and has lived in and near Goshen for most of his life. He began his law enforcement journey as a Police Explorer with the Miami Township Police Department at the age of 14. He was appointed to his first position as a police officer with the Village of Williamsburg in 1997 and soon thereafter moved on to the Miami Township Police Department where he held positions including canine officer and field training officer. In 2004 he was named Chief of Police in the Village of Blanchester and he served there until 2006 when he accepted a position with the Ohio State Highway Patrol as a State Trooper. In 2010 he was appointed Police Captain with the Goshen Township Police Department. He was promoted to Chief of Police in April 2016. Chief Rose has a Criminal Justice degree from the University of Cincinnati. He is a Certified Law Enforcement Executive, the highest executive level police certification in Ohio. He is a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College and he has an Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, with honors, from Ashworth College.

You can reach Chief Rose at (513) 722-3200


Founded in 1971, Goshen Township Police is a full-service 24/7 police department providing law enforcement services to Goshen Township, Clermont County, Ohio. Goshen Township is a 34 square mile community with a population of approximately 16,500. The basic charge of our agency is the preservation of public peace & order, the prevention & detection of crime, the apprehension of criminals, and the protection of life and property.

The Mission Statement of the Goshen Township Police Department is, "Professional-Friendly Policing."

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