About the Madison Heights Police Department

The Madison Heights Police Department strives to preserve and protect life and property in Madison Heights through its four operating bureaus.  The majority of the Department’s staffing, equipment and financial resources are allocated to the Road Patrol Bureau. The Bureau’s role is to: 

  • Suppress crime
  • Maintain order 
  • Respond to emergencies and calls for assistance

The Investigative Bureau includes trained professional investigators who are responsible for the researching, solving and successful prosecution of crimes.

file acrobatCrime Prevention is everyone's responsibility. Law Enforcement must have support from Citizens to prevent and to continue to fight crime in Madison Heights.

The Accident Investigation Team’s officers, through training in traffic and motor carrier enforcement, work to reduce traffic accidents by determining causes and making recommendations for changes in traffic regulations and enforcing overweight vehicle restriction.

The Police Department also maintains an education program in many of these areas through contacts with various citizens’ groups and speaking engagements.

Finally, the Auxiliary Services Unit it responsible for helping citizens who wish to become more involved and aware of methods of crime prevention in their community. Auxiliary Services consists primarily of volunteers supervised by a Police Sergeant. Volunteer groups include Police ReservesCrisis Response, and the Police Explorers, who are young people interested in law enforcement careers.

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