Welcome to the Clay Township Police Department!
Clay Township consists of three major public service agencies. The Mainland has the Clay Township Police Department and the Clay Township Fire Department. Harsens Island has the Harsens Island Fire Department and is patrolled by the Clay Township Police Department.
EMERGENCIES: Call 911 NON EMERGENCIES: 810-794-9381
"To Ensure the Safety and Security for Each Person in our Township" by being proactive and reactive in our policing programs
and while performing these duties with honesty, integrity and fairness to all of our citizens and visitors.
- Guarantee the constitutional rights of all citizens.
- Maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity and fairness
- We will demonstrate honor and integrity in all that we do through ethical behavior,by the pursuit of the highest standards of professional standards in managerial,operational, and personal performance. This requires all members of thedepartment to accept an individual responsibility for achieving the highestprofessional standards by demonstrating impartiality to all, regardless of color,race, sex, creed, or social position.
- We are accountable to each other and to the citizens we serve, who are the source of our authority.
- We are dedicated to improving the quality of work life in our department throughinteraction and concern for each other. We will work to enhance the relationshipbetween the department and this community's neighborhoods. We believe thatcooperation among ourselves, members of the community, governmental entities,and other enforcement agencies will enable us to combine our diversebackgrounds, skills, and styles to achieve common goals.
Important Info From The Clay Twp Police Department
*NEW* Rx Drug Disposal Program:
As of June 1, 2011 the Clay Township Police Department is implementing a continuous program to collect unwanted prescription drugs. We will collect the unwanted prescriptions free of charge, no questions asked.
The drop off location will be at the Clay Township Police Dept. located at 4710 Pte Tremble Rd. for Clay Twp residents. Clay Township can be a safer community by turning in these potentially dangerous drugs so they are not consumed or distributed accidentally or illegally.
Please follow the below listed guidelines:
- We will not accept any needles
- Remove the prescription drugs from their original containers
- Place contents in clear plastic zip lock bag
- Deliver the unwanted medications to the Clay Twp Police Dept.
For more information contact Officer Bill Cope @ 810-794-9381
Turn In A Pusher
Clay Township Police is implementing a new program, Turn In A Pusher (T.I.P). We are seeking information regarding illegal drug trafficking. All information will be kept strictly confidential. Call (794-9381) or stop by the station for more details.
Michigan's Emergency Vehicle Caution Law
Be Aware! Michigan's Emergency Vehicle Caution Law: On two lane roads, the operator of a vehicle traveling on a roadway which only has one lane of travel for each direction shall, upon approaching a stationary emergency vehicle with its emergency lights activated, carefully move over into the open adjacent lane if possible. If this is not possible due to traffic, weather, or road conditions, the operator shall slow down and pass with caution, allowing vehicle as much space as possible.
There are three emergency sirens located at the intersections of Fruit and Nook Roads, Ainsworth and Taft, as well as M-29 and Willow Court. These emergency sirens will be activated during all life threatening and potentially hazardous emergencies that affect Clay Township.
These warnings shall include such as tornados, chemical spills and homeland security issues. In emergencies the sirens will be activated for three continuous minutes. If possible the public should immediately go indoors, close all windows, doors and turnoff all air conditioners and/or furnaces. It is further recommended that citizens turn on radio station WSAQ 107.1 for additional information and updates.
Beginning Friday April 29th, and the last Friday of each subsequent month at 1:00 p.m., the Clay Township Police Department will activate a test of these warning sirens for one continuous minute. If you need additional information regarding the sirens or the activation procedures, please contact the Clay Township police department at 794-9381.
Citizens are reminded that 911 should be used for emergencies only.