Public Safety

Mission Statement

The Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety Department Department shall establish and maintain a safe, friendly environment conducive to family life, through the delivery of superior public safety services (police/fire/EMS) and community involvement.

Our Values

All members of the Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety Department take pride in our ability to work together in providing service to the citizens of Grosse Pointe Shores.  We are dedicated to our Oath of Office and to maintaining the public's trust.  We strive to create vision for our future and that of the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores. We strive to maintain open lines of communication with the community, who are the very sources of our authority.  We understand the importance of community values, expectations and concerns.

As professionals to whom the law gives a clearly defined and demanding public trust, we strive for professional excellence. Therefore, we are committed to doing our best. We will lead by example and meet nationally recognized public safety standards by diligently training and developing our employees and encouraging each of our members to achieve their fullest potential. Service reflects an alliance with citizens of our community. We see them as partners as well as consumers. We place our greatest value on human life and human dignity and seek to enhance both. All persons shall be treated with courtesy and respect, and with demonstrated compassion and caring whenever possible.

All of our members are proud to belong to the Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety Department and to uphold these values.  Whether we are among the few who are asked to lay down our lives, or whether we are among the many who give our all in daily service, month by month, year by year, we are proud to be the Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety Department.


795 Lake Shore Drive Grosse Pointe Shores,  Michigan 48236 / City Hall - 1st Floor

Contact Numbers

EMERGENCY:                          9-1-1
Non-Emergency:         (313) 881-5500
Detective Bureau:        (313) 881-5502
Dispatch:                       (313) 343-2410

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