POLICE DEPARTMENT


DEPARTMENT CONTACTS
Geoff Smith
Director of Public Safety
Phone: 269.659.7273
gsmith@sturgismi.gov

David Ives
Deputy Chief
Phone: 269.659.7273
dives@sturgismi.gov

Ryan Banaszak
Detective Sergeant
Phone: 269.659.7252
Fax: 269.659.7293
rbanaszak@sturgismi.gov

Rick Sweitzer
Code Enforcement
Phone: 269.659.7264

General Information
Phone: 269.651.3231
Sturgis Police Department
122 N. Nottawa
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

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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.

 

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FOIA - Freedom of Information Form

Click to download PDF Form should be completed and brought to the police department in person or should call the Records Clerk at (269) 659-7285 during business hours to make other arrangements or inquire as to costs.

Police Department Staff

Geoff Smith
Director of Public Safety

Dave Ives
Deputy Chief

Ryan Banaszak
Detective Sergeant