1400 Main Street
COVID-19 Special Statement
Due to all the changes with the COVID-19 virus affecting our State and soon our Community, The Sturgis Police Department will be implementing new protocols in how we respond to calls for service. All minor calls like thefts, vandalism, car vs deer accidents, dog bites, assist persons, civil issues, etc. will be handled over the phone. Call our Dispatch at 347-2573 and you will be transferred to an Officer who will assist you.
Please don't come to the Law Enforcement Center to report crimes and please don't call our Administrative line (347-5070) as you may not get an answer. For all types of serious calls, Officers will still respond to assist and resolve the matter at hand. If Officers come to your residence they may ask you to step outside and speak with them, they will not be going into residences unless it's absolutely necessary This is for their safety as well as yours.
Rest assured, our officers will still be out enforcing City and State Laws by addressing traffic violations and crimes to people and property. Officers will also be conducting extra patrols throughout the business and residential areas.
Our Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Sturgis Police Department to provide the citizens of Sturgis and its guests with the highest level of law enforcement services. This will be accomplished with an unmatched level of honesty, integrity and respect. Through education, partnerships with the community and enforcement, the police department will work to reduce crime and build relationships with the community.
Perception: We will continually improve the public’s perception of the community’s safety by being involved in the organizations and events within the City of Sturgis. We will stimulate, develop and support the collaborative efforts between the police department and the city.
Efficiency: We strive to be always evolving to improve our efficiency. We will consistently train and update our standard procedures, innovative topics in modern policing, develop professional relationships, explore alternative solutions and new ways to solve problems.
Teamwork: We will work together to carry the mission statement of the Sturgis Police Department with us into the community.
We will at all times conduct ourselves with the highest ethical standards to ensure public confidence and to establish ourselves as role models within the city of Sturgis.
The police and community working closer together, through efforts of education, awareness, and cooperation, can and will make a more safe community.