Van Buren County Police Department

Find Van Buren County Michigan police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


Bangor Police Department 414 Division Street Bangor MI 49013 269-427-5801


Decatur Police Department 114 North Phelps Street Decatur MI 49045 269-423-2171

Hartford Police Department 19 West Main Street Hartford MI 49057 269-621-3225

Lawton Police Department 125 South Main Street Lawton MI 49065 269-624-2382

Mattawan Police Department 24221 Front Street Mattawan MI 49071 269-668-3661

Paw Paw Police Department 114 East Berrien Street Paw Paw MI 49079 269-657-5501

South Haven Police Department 90 Blue Star Highway South Haven MI 49090 269-637-5151

State Police 33805 Highway M-140 Covert MI 49043 269-764-8100

About Van Buren County Police Departments

Police Departments in Van Buren County, MI are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Van Buren County community. Van Buren County police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Van Buren County public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Van Buren County police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Van Buren County Police jobs and employment
Van Buren County Criminal Records

Van Buren County Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Van Buren County crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

Van Buren County Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Michigan and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in Van Buren County, MI and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in Van Buren County are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Van Buren County Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. Van Buren County Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Van Buren County traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Van Buren County Police Dept Specialized Units

The Van Buren County Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the Van Buren County community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.