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Marlette Police Department


Marlette Police Department Mission Statement

The primary goal of the Police Department is protection of life and property, prevention of crime and apprehension of criminal perpetrators. The Department strives to provide the best possible police service to residents of Marlette and to those who work, travel and shop here.

Marlette Police Department

The Marlette Police Department is located in the Municipal building located at 6436 Morris Street, Marlette. The Department now has an authorized strength of 3 full time officers and 3 part time officers that provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services.


Key programs and services include: Animal Control, Neighborhood Watch, D.A.R.E., 911 emergency communications. 

For emergency assistance, dial 911. For non-emergencys calls when you cannot reach our local office dial Central Dispatch at 1-800-881-5911. To register a complaint, or to ask for general police-related information, dial (989) 635-2008. Fax 989-635-3806.

News From the Police Department

Curfew for minors under the age of sixteen is between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Minors under the age of 18 is 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. unless accompanied by an adult.

Blight violations continue to be enforced on a regular basis. If a residence is in violation, the owner will have 5 days from the violation date to rectify the situation. Failure to rectify the situation shall result in further enforcement action. Let's take pride in our community and keep  it clean.

The Police Department will begin enforcing the no parking on any street between the hours of 2 and 6 am. 

The Police Department would also like to remind citizens that local ordinance prohibits the burning of leaves.  It is also against city ordinance to place leaves into the street.  Violators will be cited.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Officer Brian McGinnis

Chief Brian P. McGinnis

Brian joined the Marlette Police Department in October of 1990. Brian was promoted to Chief of Police in December of 2008. Prior to coming to Marlette Brian served 2 years in the U.S. Army Military Police.

Brian graduated from Marlette High School in 1988 and has completed numerous training seminars. He is currently working toward his degree.

Message To Citizens:
Make a difference in someone's life. Be a leader-Not a follower. If you see it, Report it.