Romulus, Michigan Police Station Information
The overall Romulus, MI crime rate is 55% higher than the Michigan average and is 29% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Romulus, MI has a violent crime rate that is 58% higher than the Michigan average and 88% higher than the national average. For property crime, Romulus, MI is 54% higher than the Michigan average and 20% higher than the national average.
Facts about crime in Romulus, Michigan:
- The overall crime rate in Romulus is 29% higher than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 10.04 daily crimes that occur in Romulus.
- Romulus is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
- In Romulus you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Romulus has decreased by 6%.
The Romulus Police Department strives to continue as a professional, proactive and service oriented law enforcement agency. Our focus is on problem oriented and community oriented policing which is embodied in our Mission Statement, “to protect the lives and property of the community we serve, to reduce the occurrences and fear of crime, and to enhance the safety of the public while partnering with our community. Our mandate is to do so with integrity, honor, respect, and compassion; while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to forever maintain our community’s trust and confidence.”
Patrol Operations Division
The Patrol Bureau is the uniform division of the Romulus Police Department. The Patrol Bureau consists of three platoons, each working an eight-hour shift. A Lieutenant, who is the Shift Commander, heads each platoon. One Sergeant assists the Lieutenant in the day-to-day operations. There are a number of officers, along with dispatchers, assigned to each shift. The Officers assigned to this bureau have general law enforcement duties including maintaining regular patrols, responding to calls for service, business patrols, residential patrols and the apprehension of criminals. They may direct traffic at the scene of an accident, investigate a burglary, or give aid to injured victims. They are also responsible for assisting citizens with criminal complaints, deterring crime in the city and monitoring the roads and highways for traffic violations. These officers oversee activities in the city by patrolling neighborhoods and streets and responding to citizens in need of help.
The primary focus of the Traffic Bureau is crash investigation and enforcement of traffic laws. Additional responsibilities include investigations of traffic related crimes, selective enforcement activities, traffic crash pattern analysis, engineering enhancements for improved traffic flow and increased safety, and breath test instrument calibration.
Investigative Services Bureau
The Investigative Services Bureau of the Romulus Police Department is comprised of three investigators and a supervisor. There is also a prosecutor assigned solely to handle family criminal matters and a victim advocate.
Detectives are responsible for investigating crimes committed against persons, including misdemeanor and felonious assaults, kidnappings, armed robberies, carjacking, sex assaults and homicides. The juvenile officer is assigned to juvenile offenses, issues in the schools, child predator investigations, child pornography, child abuse and child neglect.
Romulus Police Department Address:
Jadie Settles, Director of Public Safety
11165 Olive Street
Romulus, Michigan 48174
Jail I (Andrew C. Baird)
The Andrew C. Baird Detention Facility, Jail Division I (570 Clinton Street) houses male and female, pretrial and sentenced, inmates who are clinically assessed as needing residential (daily) mental health services, in addition to psychotropic medications. Also, male and female, pretrial and sentenced, inmates who are medically assessed as requiring daily and on-going medical services are housed in an infirmary. Law library and recreation services are provided to all special needs and general population inmates. Video arraignments of inmates are conducted daily with the 36th District Court for the city of Detroit. Wayne County Probate Court hearings for inmates who are mental health consumers are conducted via video conferencing. Inmates who are classified as requiring exceptionally close monitoring and segregation from the general population are housed in Jail Division I. Inmates who are classified as medium and low risk and eligible for general population housing are double bunked.
Jail II (Old)
The Division II Jail (Established Jail) opened in 1929 and in 1996 four dormitories were converted to housing units with eight beds each. This increased the capacity to 770 beds. This is a linear supervision type jail.
Jail III (William Dickerson Detention Facility)
The Division III Jail (William Dickerson Detention Facility) opened in November 1991 and currently has a capacity of 896 beds. This jail is a direct supervision type facility.
Juvenile Detention Facility
The Juvenile Detention Facility is a secure placement, which helps bridge a youth’s movement from the Juvenile Court System to the Wayne County Juvenile Justice System. The Juvenile Detention Facility has 194 beds and houses about 160 juveniles daily. The Juvenile Detention Facility will accept youths for admissions over the age of eight years and up to the age of 20 years for charges occurring prior to their 17th birthday, and where the Family Division of the Third Judicial Circuit Court Family holds jurisdiction.
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Search for Individuals Incarcerated in the jail and/or on tether release. Tether participants are identified as being in Facility 6.
Romulus, Michigan Jail:
Address 1: 11165 Olive St
Zip Code: 48174-1220
County: Wayne County
Phone #: 734-941-8400
Fax #: 734-941-3251
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 26000
Number of Officers: 77
Police Records Request in Romulus, Michigan
The Records Bureau of the Romulus Police Department is currently staffed by two civilian records specialists and the Administrative Sergeant that handle duties ranging from greeting citizens at the front desk to satisfying requests for FOIA’s and police records
No specific form to submit a request for a public record is required. However the FOIA Coordinator may make available a FOIA Request Form for use by the public.
Written requests for public records may be submitted in person or by mail to any City offices indicated below. Requests may also be submitted electronically by fax and email. Upon their receipt, requests for public records shall be promptly forwarded to the FOIA Coordinator for processing.
Requests for public records may be submitted to:
City Clerk’s Office
11111 Wayne Road
Romulus, MI 48174
Requests for the Police Department may be submitted to:
Romulus Police Department
11165 Olive St.
Romulus, MI 48174
Fax: (734) 941-3251
Office: (734) 955-8821