|Sturgis Police Department
STURGIS is located in St. Joseph County, Michigan and
is bordered to the south by Indiana and the Indiana Toll
Road. M-66 and US-12 run through Sturgis. Population is
over 11,000 and is the largest city in the county. THE
STURGIS POLICE DEPARTMENT employees a staff of 25 full
time personnel with 19 sworn officers. This includes one
full time detective and a Youth Services Officer working
in the schools. The department also has a reserve division
and a VIP (Volunteers in Policing Unit) that assist full
time staff. Many officers serve as part of various specialized
units within the department as well as with county-wide
teams multi-jurisdictional teams such as the St. Joseph
Major Crimes Task Force, St. Joseph Co. Area Narcotics
Unit and the Special Response Team for tactical entries.
Our Mission Statement: The Sturgis Police Department
strives to enhance the quality of life in the City of
Sturgis by developing partnerships with the community
in a manner that promotes problem solving and preserves
a safe environment through professional law enforcement.
To accomplish this mission: Service will be our commitment,
honor and integrity our mandate.