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The City of Plymouth Police Department is a multi-function agency. We strive to meet the individual needs of the citizens and visitors of the City of Plymouth. The Police Department provides a wide range of services to the community. The department is indeed "service oriented" to the people it serves. Employees are prepared to assist individuals from being locked out of their cars to crisis situations that may unfortunately happen.

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Police Department Mission Statement
The mission of the Plymouth Police Department is to preserve the safety of the public, promote the orderly flow of traffic, investigate reported acts of criminal activity, provide services in addition to the enforcement of laws, and protect the rights of all people. The Plymouth Police Department’s mission, includes participating with other governmental entities and other agencies of the City of Plymouth to further the betterment of the community. The Plymouth Police Department exists to support and maintain the quality of life in Plymouth, and acts to develop a sense of security and well being in the residents, businesses, and visitors.

This mission statement provides the framework for the establishment of departmental goals and objectives, as periodically reviewed and updated, to further the attainment of the department’s mission.

This department’s personnel are the mechanism by which we attain the mission. All actions by department employees reflect the commitment of the department to the attainment of the mission.

As this Police Department strives to achieve excellence, we will help create an atmosphere of security and confidence for the community, and a sense of accomplishment in the employees.

Police services are provided by 15 sworn and 2 civilian personnel.  Within the department, there is a Detective Bureau, Records Bureau, Crime Prevention and Weighmaster Officers. Some officers are also members of the Bicycle Patrol.  Three Sergeants and a Lieutenant oversee the personnel.  Dispatch services are provided by Plymouth Township Communications Center, located at Plymouth Township Police Department.  Road patrols are divided into 12-hour day/12-hour night shift A & B platoons.

Anonymous Tip
Use the following link to submit an anonymous tip directly to the City Police department.
         Anonymous Tip Form

The City of Plymouth Police Department has a variety of online forms to assist you in your interaction with the department:

Al Cox
Director of Public Safety / Chief of Police

201 S. Main
Plymouth, MI 48170
Emergency: 9-1-1 

Phone Administration:
(734) 453-1234 ext. 219 

Non-Emergency / Dispatch:
(734) 453-8600
Police Records:
(734) 453-1234 ext. 219
(734) 455-1664

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


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