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
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Berrien County Central Communications Center
Emergency Number: 911
Telephone Number: 866-630-7679
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.
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.
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
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: http://www.Michigan.gov/msp. 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.
John MacGregor - Badge 724
James Wisely - Badge 727
Greg Nelson - Badge 726