Cadillac, Michigan Police Station Information
The table offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cadillac, MI. The total number of reported crimes in Cadillac, MI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Cadillac, MI crime rate is 47% higher than the Michigan average and is 22% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cadillac, MI has a violent crime rate that is 20% lower than the Michigan average and 5% lower than the national average. For property crime, Cadillac, MI is 63% higher than the Michigan average and 27% higher than the national average.
Facts about crime in Cadillac, Michigan:
- The overall crime rate in Cadillac is 22% higher than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 9.51 daily crimes that occur in Cadillac.
- Cadillac is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
- In Cadillac you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Cadillac has increased by 46%.
The Cadillac Police Department has been proudly serving the citizens of Cadillac since 1882.
The members of the department are highly trained professionals that offer a wide range of police services to the community.
The Police Department also coordinates the City’s Code Enforcement and Downtown Parking Program. A focus on blighted properties has resulted in the removal of hundreds of junk cars and cleanup of many nuisance areas.
- Enforce the laws of the State of Michigan and ordinances of the City of Cadillac, protect the community from harm, and uphold the Constitution of the United States
- Enhance the quality of life and feeling of safety in the community through exceptional service, crime prevention, problem solving, and intervention
- Exhibit professionalism, integrity, and courtesy while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons
The Cadillac Police Department provides 24 hour patrol coverage, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Our response time to emergency or in-progress situations averages three minutes, anywhere in the city.
Detective Lieutenant Todd Golnick is responsible for departmental criminal investigations, and candidate background investigations. The Detective Lieutenant handles the major investigations of crimes such as: homicide, robbery, embezzlement, criminal sexual conduct, breaking and entering, identity theft, and computer crime. The detective also oversees all of the investigations initiated by the patrol division. In addition, the detective coordinates special operational assignments such as surveillance, oversees the Evidence Technician Program and Property Room, and assists patrol with obtaining search warrants. The Detective Lieutenant is third in command of the police department and provides administrative support to the Captain and Director as needed. Since the retirement of Director Hawke, Detective / Lieutenant Golnick has taken on even more of these responsibilities.
The patrol division of the Cadillac Police Department is staffed by eight patrol officers and four patrol supervisors (Sergeants) that provide a variety of services to citizens and visitors of Cadillac 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The patrol staff is divided into four shifts each consisting of a supervisor and two patrol officers. Officers respond to calls for service, conduct criminal and non criminal investigations, perform follow up investigations, investigate traffic accidents, perform traffic patrol and enforcement, assist emotionally disturbed persons and Community Mental Health, provide motorist assistance, security escorts, assistance to other agencies, and a number of other service related duties. These dedicated men and women are ready to respond anytime of the day or night when help is needed.
The Cadillac Police Department K-9 Unit is headed by Officer Lance Taylor with his partner “Bo”. The unit is utilized for the tracking of suspects from crime scenes, for locating missing individuals, conducting building searches for hidden suspects, locating illegal drugs, and for handler protection. Officer Taylor and Bo also assist companies such as Fedex or UPS by checking packages suspected of containing contraband. The unit also provides many public relations demonstrations and training programs in the schools.
Cadillac Police Department Address:
Adam Ottjepka, Director of Public Safety
200 N Lake St,
Cadillac, MI 49601
Phone: (231) 775-3491
Fax: (231) 775-1408
- Each Inmate is allowed one (1) half-hour visit per week, Monday through Friday between 9:00am – 3:30pm.
- This visit must be pre-scheduled 24 hours in advance by calling the Wexford County Jail or Scheduling on a Visitation Kiosk in the Lobby or visiting www.videovisitanywhere.com.
- Whoever wants to visit must do so during the scheduled time.
- Each visitor must have a valid I.D. with current address, if of age.
- All minors must be accompanied by either a parent or guardian.
- All visitors are subject to search and inquiries.
- Visitors are advised to arrive a few minutes early in order to sign in and present I.D.
- Late arrivals will result in remainder of scheduled time – no extensions.
- To schedule a visit, please call the Wexford County Jail at (231) 779-9217
Address 1: 200 Lake St
County: Wexford County
Phone #: 231-775-3491
Fax #: 231-775-1408
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 10706
Number of Officers: 19