Albion, Michigan Police Station Information
The table illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Albion, MI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Albion, MI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Albion, MI is 123% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Michigan, and when compared with the national average, is 83% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Albion, MI has 179% higher than violent crime rate than Michigan average, while remaining 228% higher than the national average. In property crime, Albion, MI is 109% higher than the average of Michigan and is 59% higher than the national average.
Facts about crime in Albion, Michigan:
- The overall crime rate in Albion is 83% higher than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 13.74 daily crimes that occur in Albion.
- Albion is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
- In Albion you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Albion has increased by 34%.
The Albion Department of Public Safety (ADPS) is a unified police and fire department formed when the Police Department, founded in 1917, and the Fire Department, founded in 1856, combined in 1982. The function of the Department is to protect and serve the citizens and help protect property within the City of Albion. The City utilizes Public Safety Officers cross-trained for law enforcement and firefighting duties.
ADPS is a community oriented, problem-solving agency that partners with the community to provide responsive quality police and fire service through the utilization of data, technology, and highly professional public safety personnel. Staff works in partnership with city departments, residential, business and educational communities, and other governmental and nonprofit agencies to reduce crime, provide a sense of safety and security, and improve the quality of life for those who visit, live and work in the City of Albion.
The Chief of Public Safety is appointed by, and responsible to, the City Manager. The Department has a Chief of Public Safety, two Deputy Chiefs, four Sergeants, one Detective, eleven Public Safety Officers and one Records Clerk. ADPS has a K-9 unit which offers additional community protection by assisting in detection of illegal drugs and apprehension of suspects.
The Albion Department of Public Safety is led by Chief Scott Kipp. Chief Kipp began his career with the City of Albion in 2000. He has served as a Public Safety Officer, Sergeant, Detective Lieutenant, Patrol Lieutenant, Chief and Interim City Manager during his time with the City. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command. Prior to working for the City of Albion he served as Associate Director of Campus Safety for Albion College and the Director of Security for Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Chief Kipp began his firefighting career in 1995 with the Sheridan Township Fire Department.
Albion Police Department Address:
Scott Kipp, Chief of Public Safety
112 W. Cass St.
Albion, MI 49224
The Calhoun County Correctional Facility is located in the City of Battle Creek and was opened in 1994. It is a Direct Supervision facility, meaning that corrections officers work in the living areas of the inmates/detainees. The jail is rated for 630 inmates/detainees and employs a staff of approximately 120. The local population averages 275-325 inmates/detainees and, in order to offset costs and raise revenue for the County, rents out remaining beds to other cities, counties, and the federal government.
The Corrections Division is further responsible for Court and Justice Center Security, as well as the transportation of inmates/detainees to and from Courts and other correctional facilities.
Albion, Michigan Jail:
Address 1: 112 W Cass St
Zip Code: 49224-1731
County: Calhoun County
Phone #: 517-629-3933
Fax #: 517-629-7828
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 11000
Number of Officers: 33
Police Records Request in Albion, Michigan
To submit a FOIA request to the City of Albion:
- Requests to inspect or obtain copies of public records prepared, owned, used, possessed or retained by the City of Albion must be submitted in writing.
- A request must sufficiently describe a public record so as to enable the City to find it.
- No specific form to submit a written request is required. However a FOIA Request form for your use and convenience is available on the City’s website at www.cityofalbionmi.gov.
- Requests can also be made by facsimile by calling 517-629-7864 for non-Public Safety records and 517-629-3933 for Public Safety records.
- A request may also be submitted by email. To ensure a prompt response, email requests should contain the term “FOIA” or “FOIA Request” in the subject line and be sent to ABC@cityofalbionmi.gov
FOIA Request for Public Records: