The Chikaming Township Police Department is a progressive municipal law enforcement agency whose men and women are committed to the public's safety. The Chikaming Township Police Department consists of five full time police officers and six part-time police officers. Our police officers are committed to providing professional law enforcement services and leadership and are committed to protecting life, preserving the peace, and protecting property. The department patrols approximately 32 square miles of township, with a year-round population of approximately 3,600 people, and a seasonal population which may exceed 20,000. The department also patrols several "road-end" Lake Michigan public beaches. The department handles approximately 2,100 calls for police services a year. Our department is proud to service our citizens and guests and continues to strive for excellence.

Chikaming Township Police Department

13535 Red Arrow Highway
Harbert, MI 49115
Telephone Number: (269) 469-3245
Patrol Officer Telephone Extension: 23 (Leave Message for On-Duty Police Officer)
Fax: (269) 469-3568

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Berrien County Central Communications Center

Emergency Number: 911
Telephone Number: 866-630-7679

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2019 Spring Newsletter

Monthly Police Activity Report

Our Mission

 We, the members of the Chikaming Township Police Department, are committed to safeguarding our community, protecting life and property and conducting thorough criminal investigations.  Our efforts to prevent crime are through proactive enforcement of all laws grounded in the framework of the U.S.Constitution, the laws of the State of Michigan and the ordinances of Chikaming Township.  This mission will be accomplished through teamwork, communication and a partnership with the citizens of the community in which we serve.


Our Vision

To make the Township of Chikaming a safe place for our citizens and visitors by providing exemplary police services through innovation and partnership with our community.

Our Values

Integrity - We are committed to keeping the public's trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standard of ethical behavior.

Honor - We commit with pride to being a member of this department and serving the community with distinction.

People - We commit to the people of Chikaming Township and each other in carrying out our responsibilities with courtesy, compassion, and respect.

Professionalism - We commit to excellence with a focus on innovation, service, and leadership within the community.

Dedication - We are devoted to our work, committed to serving our community, and dedicated to the service of others.

Additional Services and Information

Medical Waste Bin

Medical waste bin information is provided at the station, with hours from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Police Reports-Here

The Chikaming Township Police Department provides police reports for the actual cost of production pursuant to the Michigan Freedom of Information Act. Freedom of Information Act Forms are available from a link on our Home Page or from the drop down under the 'Administrative' link. All FOIA requests should be clearly marked FOIA request.

Patrol Car Videos can be requested, however, please be advised that Chikaming Township complies with federal and state laws regarding audible LEIN information. The cost for redacting all LEIN information off of police video by private contractors' may exceed $100.00.

All UD-10 reports are available for purchase at: Click on the link for Traffic Crash Purchasing System.

Requests for a Preliminary Breathalyzer Test (PBT)

People requesting our staff to administer a PBT per their probation order will be charged a $5 service fee for each time they request the PBT.

Our Staff

Todd A. Taylor Sr., AAS, BSL
Chief of Police

Brandon Jones, BS - Badge 710

Sergeant, FTO, Rifle Armorer

Melissa Flick
Administrative Assistant
Reserve Captain
Badge: 720


David Wyman, AAS  - Badge 703
Police Officer, Taser Instructor,

Evidence Room Officer

Paige Holtz, BS - Badge 704

Police Officer, CRO, Firearms Instructor


Kaili Johnson, AAS-Badge 713

Police Officer


Part-Time Officers

Kevin Higgs, BS  - Badge 711

Police Officer

David Duis - Badge 707

Police Officer

 Micah Carlson-Badge 712

Police Officer





Reserve Officers

John MacGregor - Badge 724

James Wisely - Badge 727

Greg Nelson - Badge 726