Public Safety


Director of Public Safety 
Police / Fire Chief: Richard White
Phone: (269) 329-4567
Email: Director of Public Safety - Police / Fire Chief White

The Department of Public Safety is responsible for the overall management of departmental activity including community relations, resource allocation, labor relations, research and planning, contracts and many other administrative functions.  The department is headed by the Director of Public Safety - Police / Fire Chief and is assisted by a secretary and a part-time clerk.

Administrative Division 
Senior Deputy Police / Fire Chief - Administration: Daniel Mills
Phone: (269) 329-4562
Email: Senior Deputy Police / Fire Chief Mills

This division is responsible for the support services function of the Department of Public Safety, including but not limited to, budget preparation, capital improvement, internal affairs oversight, policy compliance, training, fleet maintenance and facilities management, property and evidence, and grant management.

 

  • Professional Standards 
    Lieutenant Joseph McDonnell
    Phone: (269) 324-9264
    Email: Lt. McDonnell

    This section is responsible for the accreditation process, departmental training, internal affairs, inspections, and oversight of volunteers.

  • Technical Services 
    Pam Gwilliams
    Phone: (269) 329-4570
    Email: Pam Gwilliams

    This section is responsible for all technology projects and equipment, communications, and records management.  The section is supervised by a civilian technical services manager and records team leader.