Message From the Director of Public Safety

Thank you for visiting the Brownstown Police web page. I believe you will be convinced that the men and women of the department work tirelessly to pursue ways to provide the best of service value from the tax dollars we receive. We here at the station have a commitment to service excellence and will strive for nothing less. This means we believe you deserve the best of service and we continue to use consumer driven technologies to innovate...

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Deputy Chief of Police

The Brownstown Police Department is committed to providing quality law enforcement to the residents, businesses and visitors to the Township. The Department employs 35 sworn law enforcement officers supported by 10 civilian...

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The Brownstown Police Department is bestowed with the duty of safeguarding all Brownstown citizens from crime and helping citizens when emergencies arise. The Uniformed Patrol Division patrols and responds to all calls for service within the incorporated area of the Township of Brownstown taking appropriate action as necessary. Members of the Uniformed Patrol are responsible for patrolling the township's streets, responding to calls for service, conducting preliminary criminal investigations, responding to emergencies, serving misdemeanor warrants, enforcing traffic laws and investigating accidents. Protecting the citizens of the township is top priority. Officers strive to do this in a respectful manner based on their commitment to excellence, mission, and values and beliefs.

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Brownstown Breaking News Alerts

3rd Annual Senior Barbeque

June 9, 2015 marked the 3rd Annual Senior BBQ for the Woodhaven High School graduating class.  Members of the Brownstown Police Department prepare hamburgers and hot dogs for the graduating class each year prior to commencement rehearsal.  In 2012, the Woodhaven High School welding class built the grill for...

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New Hospital Added to Safety Town

Henry Ford Hospital and Woodhaven High School students recently teamed up to give Brownstown’s Safety Town a new hospital.  Henry Ford Hospital generously donated the funds for the construction of the hospital and students from Woodhaven High School’s woodshop built this new addition.  The high school art club also...

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Ofc. Ryan Michels Receives Life Saving Award

Ofc. Ryan Michels received his second life saving award by the department.  On March 11, 2015 a 911 call was received regarding a male found unresponsive and not breathing at an address on Oestrich Road.  Ofc. Michels responded to the scene where he and Sgt. Robert Lafayette were met by...

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History of the Brownstown Police Department

History of Brownstown Police Department

The early 1980's found the nation and Southeast Michigan struggling with an economic recession. Brownstown at the time relied on the Wayne County Sheriffs Office for police services with some help from the Michigan State Police. Being a "Charter" Township instead of a "General Law" Township provided Brownstown with protection against annexation from surrounding cities....

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