Law Enforcement - Crime Prevention - Fire Suppression

19617 Harper Ave. 

Harper Woods, Michigan 48225

Phone: 313-343-2530

 Director of Public Safety - Vincent Smith

  email: vsmith@harperwoods.net 


New Online Crime Reporting Available

  Police reports can be made in person or online.   

Welcome to the Department of Public Safety


The Department of Public Safety is a full service organization open to the public on a 24 hour basis. Our 26 full-time sworn police officers and 7 part-time officers are assisted by an outstanding support staff. We appreciate the opportunity to work with you in making Harper Woods a safe community to live, work and visit.


The Harper Woods Department of Public Safety is committed to excellence in law enforcement/fire safety and the preservation of life and property. The officers of the Department are held to the highest standards of loyalty, integrity and honesty. The primary responsibilities of the Department are prevention of crime, protection of life and property, suppression of fires, and the apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders. Our officers are trained to place a high emphasis on service and we respond to all calls for service with pride in our rapid response capabilities.   

All members of the Harper Woods Police Department will stand accountable for their conduct.”


Director's Staff

Investigations Division: Deputy Chief Ted Stager


Operations Division: Deputy Chief John Vorgitch


Thank a Police Officer!

  Would you like to  say thank you, or commend a Police Officer or other employee for a job  well done?  You can come into the Police Department or call during regular business hours and ask to speak with the Director of Public  Safety, Deputy Police Chief, or the on-duty Commander. You may also fill out the form below, write a letter, or e-mail the Police Department at anytime.  

Thank a Police Officer Form !

You may also mail a letter to our offices below

19617 Harper Avenue, Harper Woods, Michigan 48225, United States



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