Ludington, Michigan Police Station Information
The table provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Ludington, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Ludington, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Ludington, MI crime rates are 11% higher than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 9% lower than the nation’s mean. In regards to violent offenses, Ludington, MI has a rate that is 15% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is equal to. Looking at crimes involving property, Ludington, MI is 18% higher than its state’s mean, and 10% lower than the country’s average.
Facts about crime in Ludington, Michigan:
- The overall crime rate in Ludington is 9% lower than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 6.86 daily crimes that occur in Ludington.
- Ludington is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
- In Ludington you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Ludington has increased by 12%.
The Ludington Police Department is a full service Police Department serving approximately 8,076 permanent year-round residents, and offering 24/7 patrol coverage for the 3 and a half square miles of the City of Ludington.
The mission that they are committed to is “enhancing the quality of life, promoting peace and identifying and resolving neighborhood problems within the City of Ludington by exercising an ongoing working partnership with the community; to be accomplished through the empowerment of both police officers and citizens.”
Community Policing Philosophy
By adhering to the philosophy of Community Policing the men and women of the Ludington Police Department enjoy strong support by city residents. This partnership is most apparent by the level of 2-way communication that occurs.
Marine Patrol, Fire Suppression & Search, Rescue & Recovery
Partnering together the Ludington Fire Department and the Ludington Police Department operate Harbor One conducting marine patrols, fire suppression and search, and rescue and recovery operations in and around the Ludington Harbor.
As depicted in the organizational chart (PDF), the main component of the Ludington Police Department is Uniform Road Patrol, consisting of 3 uniformed Sergeants and 7 uniformed Officers. They are divided into 2 squads each with a day shift and a night shift, with all members working a 12 hour work shift.
Detective / Sergeant & Criminal Investigations
The Detective /Sergeant conducts follow-up investigations, oversees the Evidence Room, and supervises the dayshift patrol officers assigned to one of the squads, as well as the School Resource Officer and the S.S.C.E.N.T. Officer.
Ludington Police Department Address:
Mark A. Barnett, Chief of Police
408 S Harrison
Ludington, MI 49431
Department Information Phone: 231-843-3425
Address 1: 408 S Harrison
Zip Code: 49431-2175
County: Mason County
Phone #: 231-843-3425
Fax #: 231-843-3427
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 8937
Number of Officers: 15