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The Township of Kalamazoo is currently hiring for the position of:
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For hiring requirements and application instructions, visit the TKPD Recruiting page. 

Township of Kalamazoo Police Department

Township of Kalamazoo 1720 Riverview Dr 269-567-7523 - Police Records
Police Department Kalamazoo MI, 49004 269-343-0551 - Police Dispatch

On December 15, 2017 Bryan Ergang was sworn in as Chief of Police for the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department (TKPD). Ergang was awarded the position to replace retiring Chief of Police Timothy Bourgeois. Ergang began serving the people of Kalamazoo Township as a patrol officer in February of 1995. He has also served as a shift supervisor, sergeant of the community policing unit, dispatch supervisor, field training officer and lead defensive tactics instructor.

Ergang earned an Associate's Degree from Grand Rapids Community College, a Bachelor's Degree from Siena Heights College, a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and recently graduated as a member of Class 259 from the prestigious FBI National Academy.

(Retired) Chief Tim Bourgeois was appointed Chief of Police in February of 2003 and he served in that role through December, 2017.  Upon his retirement as Chief, he was named Executive Director of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards. M.C.O.L.E.S. sets professional standards in education, selection, employment, licensing, license revocation, and funding in law enforcement and criminal justice, in the public and private sectors.  TKPD wishes Chief Bourgeois good luck in his new role and thanks him for his 41 distinguished years of service.  

Freedom of Information

Copies of all TKPD reports are available to the public via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request form.   

Silent Observer
It is the vision of Silent Observer  to empower the community to have safer neighborhoods, schools, and work environments by providing a voice that citizens can use to stand against criminals without fear of retaliation. 
Personal Protection Orders

A Personal Protection Order (PPO) is an order from the court that restrains a named individual from certain actions.  Otherwise commonly known as a "restraining order", a PPO is effective when signed by a judge and served.  Michigan PPOs are enforceable by any law enforcement agency in the country. 

Medication Dropoff

Unused medication can be dropped of at TKPD to be disposed of properly.  CLICK HERE for a complete list of accepted medications.