The Madison Heights Police Department strives to preserve and protect life and property in Madison Heights through its four operating bureaus.
Road Patrol Bureau
The majority of the Department's staffing, equipment and financial resources are allocated to the Road Patrol Bureau. The Bureau's role is to:
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.
Crime 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.
Auxiliary Services Unit
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 Reserves, Crisis Response, and the Police Explorers, who are young people interested in law enforcement careers.