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

2015 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2015 Honor Guard and G.R.E.A.T. scholarship winners.  Scholarships were awarded to the winners at honors ceremonies which took place at their respective schools.  $500 scholarships were awarded to each of the following winners:  Sydney Brudzinski, Honor Guard Scholarship and Emily Stroh, GREAT Scholarship, both students attend Woodhaven High School.  Andrew Matthews was...

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Woodruff Road Closure

The Canadian National Railroad will close Woodruff Rd. at the railroad tracks between Old Fort St. and Fort St. from May 18th thru May 22nd.  The railroad will have the entire road removed during this time.  While traveling in this area, please drive with caution.  Drivers should prepare for an alternate route...

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Sgt. Paul Kolonich Retires

On April 24, 2015 Sgt. Paul Kolonich retired from the Brownstown Police Department after 29 years of service to the community.  Over the years Sgt. Kolonich served in many capacities within the department.  He was the Gang Resistance Education and Training Officer (GREAT) within the school system for 19 years...

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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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