Emergencies ONLY number: 911
Telephone number: 313-881-5500

The Grosse Pointe Shores Department of Public Safety is located on the first floor of the GPS Municipal Building, 795 Lake Shore Road.
Director of Public Safety:  Kenneth Werenski

Non-emergency calls should be placed on our general phone line: 313-881-5500.
The 911 number should be utilized for emergency purposes only!

 Kenneth Werenski, Director of Public Safety

John began serving as Public Safety Director in February 2012. He has 32 years of service with the Grosse Pointe Park Public Safety Department. John has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and earned a Masters degree in Public Administration from Wayne State University. He is married to his wife Colleen and they have three children.



The officers and staff of the Grosse Pointe Shores Department of Public Safety are committed to working cooperatively with the community to provide exceptional service and protection to the public from crimes against people and property. The Public Safety Department is dedicated to maintaining safe and secure neighborhoods through professional, ethical and cost effective service with proactive, law enforcement, fire prevention and emergency medical services. 

About Grosse Pointe Shores

The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, A Michigan City, is located several miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  Most of the city is located within  Wayne County with the small northern portion located within Macomb County.

Grosse Pointe Shores is the smallest of the five Grosse Pointe communities occupying 1.1 square miles of land and 18.1 square miles of Lake St. Clair waters.  Grosse Pointe Shores has the longest shoreline of the Grosse Pointe communities, making it an especially attractive place to live.