Dowagiac, Michigan Jail and Mugshot Information

The City of Dowagiac, Michigan has a population of 5,879. The mayor as of 2018 is Donald D. Lyons. The city can be found in Cass County.

Donald D. Lyons
City of Dowagiac
PO Box 430
241 S. Front St.
Dowagiac, MI 49047

The crime index of Dowagiac, as reported by a 2009 statistic, was 348.5. There has been 90 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 65 to 1.

Dowagiac, Michigan Police Station Information

Facts about crime in Dowagiac, Michigan:

  • The overall crime rate in Dowagiac is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.3 daily crimes that occur in Dowagiac.
  • Dowagiac is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dowagiac you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dowagiac has increased by 1%.

The Dowagiac Police Department realizes the importance of community involvement and participation to accomplish its mission, which is to enforce the law and create an environment of safety and security for all of the people who live, work and visit in the City of Dowagiac. The department is committed to forging partnerships with all facets of the community and enhancing our services through this collaboration.

Current Strength

The Dowagiac Police Department has a current strength of fifteen sworn officers, one civilian administrative assistant and three crossing guards. There are currently eight officers assigned to the patrol division that work 12-hour shifts supplemented by one part time officer and five reserve officers to fill voids in the shifts created by vacation, sick and personal days. There are always two officers on duty in the patrol division 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The department has three detectives assigned to the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team, or CCDET. The department also has a K9, Cessy.

The department offers many services to the citizens of Dowagiac. The department strives for innovation and is continually searching for new ways to enhance service to the public.

  • Child Car Seat Technician
  • RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor
  • Drunken Driving/Teen Alcohol Use Presentations
  • Drug Identification/Information Presentations
  • Vacation Property Inspections
  • Crime Prevention Inspections For Both Home and Business
  • Bicycle Safety Presentations
  • K-9 Presentations
  • Crime Scene Technician Presentations
  • CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Available
  • Workplace Violence Presentation
  • Traffic Safety Presentations

Dowagiac Police Department Address:

Steven L. Grinnewald, Director of Public Safety
241 S Front St,
Dowagiac, MI 49047
Telephone Numbers:
Administration: (269) 782-9743
After Hours: (269) 782-6689
Fax Number: (269) 782-3210

Visitation Rules

Each Inmate is allowed two half hour visits on visitation day. Only two individuals are allowed to visit at a time.

Visitors under the age of 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All visitors under the age of 17 years must be under constant supervision by the parent or adult. If a visitor is the victim in a case pending against the inmate he/she will not be allowed to visit the inmate.

Visitation Schedule

Tuesday:

Inmates with last name beginning with letters “A-H”
Female Inmates: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Male Inmates: 7:00pm – 10:30pm

Thursday:

Inmates with last name beginning with letters “I-P”
Female Inmates: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Male Inmates: 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Saturday:
Maximum Security Inmates and Juvenile Inmates
Call the Jail for visitation times
Sunday:
Inmates with last name beginning with letters “Q-Z”
Female Inmates: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Male Inmates: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Dowagiac Police Station
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Dowagiac, Michigan Jail:

Cass Correction Division

Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 103 Park Pl
City: Dowagiac
State: Michigan
Zip Code: 49047-1766
County: Cass County
Phone #: 269-782-9743
Fax #: 269-782-3210
Additional Information
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 6413
Number of Officers: 15

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