Public Safety

Public Safety

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Police, fire, and emergency-medical services are provided through a unified Department of Public Safety, whose sworn personnel maintain State certifications in all three disciplines. In 2016, approximately 7,941 police calls, or "complaints," resulted in about 113 felony and 298 misdemeanor arrests; more than 280 traffic citations were issued; about 3,209 calls were handled as general assistance to the public; 466 complaints involved health, safety, and property-maintenance matters; and 168 fire calls and 485 requests for emergency-medical assistance were answered. The Department operates seven pieces of fire equipment, eight patrol vehicles, and two boats. The City enjoys a "Class 4" community fire-insurance rating.

Department of Public Safety Officers are available by calling 911 for both emergency and non-emergency calls for service.  If you are out of the Emmet County area, you can reach our dispatch center at 1-800-577-1911.

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