Traverse City Police Department

The mission of the Traverse City Police Department in cooperation with our community is to protect life and property and enhance the quality of life for all citizens. 

Chief Jeffrey O'Brien

Chief Jeffrey O'Brien

Check out the Chief's page and his message to the citizens of Traverse City. Have concerns that you believe the Chief himself should know about, contact him directly! Chief O'Brien believes that an open channel of communication with the citizens of Traverse City is vital to having the Police Department this city deserves.

Traverse City Police Department
Sgt. Dennis W. Finch Law Enforcement Center
851 Woodmere Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-5150 - Office

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Excluding most federal holidays. 

Central Dispatch - Non Emergency
(231) 922-4550

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The following surplus items are currently for sale online! Go to the listed website and place your bids!

(19) recovered bicycles (1) bike trailer, (1) Sailboard, and (1) Husqvarna K-Saw


1: Click the online auction image above or
2: Go to "Browse auctions within area" 
3: Select Michigan for the region
4: Select City of Traverse Ctiy for the Agency 
5: Click View All Auctions for City or Traverse City


Press Releases

Traverse City Police Department
Press Releases

Crime Mapping
Where is crime happening
in Traverse City?

Submit a Crime Tip or Traffic Concern
Submit a crime tip or traffic concern!

Freedom of Information Act for Police Reports
Need information on obtaining Police reports?

Traverse City Police Department on Facebook

Quick Links

Employment Opportunities
Grand Traverse County Central Dispatch Grand Traverse County Central Dispatch on Facebook
Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office Grand Traverse County Sherrif's Office on Facebook
Traverse Narcotics Team - TNT Traverse Narcotics Team on Facebook
Grand Traverse Prosecuting Attorney's Office
86th District Court
Michigan State Police Michigan State Police on Facebook
Sexual Offender Registry
Offender Tracking Information System - OTIS
Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center on Facebook

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions!

City Ordinances

Traverse City Ordinances!

Code Red
What is it and how do I get it?

Officer Down Memorial

Officer Dennis Warren Finch
End of Watch 5-13-98