EMERGENCY CONTACT 911
Non-Emergency number for Central Dispatch
David Kirk, Chief of Police
109 E. State Street
P.O. Box 477
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Closed
Officers are available 24/7 - 365 days a year by calling 911
2018 Police Annual Report
A message from the Chief of Police:
The St. Johns Police Department would like to thank you for taking the time to visit our website. As a department, we make it a practice to post items of interest on our site in hopes of enhancing communications and information sharing between our agency and the public we take pride in serving.
Whether you are a resident, employed somewhere in the city or simply here to patronize one of our great local businesses it becomes quickly apparent that St. Johns has a shared community wide commitment to make and keep our city a great place to be.
The efforts of the men and women of our department in partnership with our residents have established St. Johns as one of the safest communities in Michigan. It is one of our primary objectives to ensure that the time you spend here in our city, however extensive or brief, is safe and fully enjoyable.
As part of our commitment to be continually improving our services, we welcome any comments, suggestions or questions you may have regarding our agency.
Please remember that we as the St. Johns Police Department are here for you, our community whenever needed. As our motto indicates we are forever “Ready to Protect, Proud to Serve”.
Police Department Motto:
“Ready to Protect, Proud to Serve”
Commit to having each member of our department utilize the full potential of their knowledge, skills and abilities in order to provide protection, justice and service to all those entrusted to our care.
Fact #1 - Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting.
When traveling at 55 mph, that's enough time to cover the length of a football field.
Fact #2 - A texting driver is 23 times more likely to get into an accident than a non-texting driver
Fact #3 - Of those killed in distracted-driving-related crashes, 995 involved reports of a cell phone as a distraction.
(18% of fatalities in distraction-related crashes)
Visit www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org for more facts and tips on how to avoid texting while driving.