Trenton, Michigan Police Station Information
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Trenton, MI is shown in the table. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 64% lower than the average of crimes committed in Michigan. It is also 70% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Trenton, MI shows a crime rate that is 76% lower than the Michigan average. The crime rate is also 71% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Trenton, MI is shown to be 61% lower than the Michigan average and 70% lower than the national average.
Facts about crime in Trenton, Michigan:
- The overall crime rate in Trenton is 70% lower than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 2.25 daily crimes that occur in Trenton.
- Trenton is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
- In Trenton you have a 1 in 122 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Trenton has decreased by 64%.
Presently, the Trenton Police Department employs 30 sworn police officers, 9 civilian dispatchers, and 3 civilian employees. The Trenton Police Department recognizes that community involvement in law enforcement efforts will undoubtedly make an impact on the war on crime. Crime prevention programs such as neighborhood watch groups emphasize citizen awareness for self-protection and the necessity to be the eyes and ears for the police department. By working together, Trenton will be a better place to live in both the residential and business community. The police department is responsible for the prevention of crime, the preservation of public peace and order, the protection of persons and property, the enforcement of the laws of the State, ordinances of the City, and the apprehension of offenders. In order to accomplish these responsibilities, the department consists of three principal divisions: Uniform Division (Road Patrol), Traffic Division and Youth & Investigation Division.
The Uniform Division is the largest and most visible arm of the department. They are uniformed and considered the backbone of the department. Officers assigned to the division are the first responders to all incidents and are responsible for a wide variety of law enforcement functions including the enforcement of all traffic and criminal laws. Investigations for the most part are initiated in this division and then passed on to other divisions for follow-up.
This division is responsible for accident investigations, traffic enforcement and parking control. It is also responsible for traffic related services such as development and presentation of safety education programs, traffic engineering, traffic studies and school crossing guard programs.
Youth & Investigation Division
This division is responsible for the investigations of criminal offenses; the detection, arrest, processing and prosecution of criminals; locating missing or wanted persons; recovery of stolen property; interrogation of suspects; and incidents of misbehavior involving juveniles. Surveillance, crime prevention programs and school liaison duties and programs such as D.A.R.E. are also performed from within this division.
The Trenton Police Department is a member of the Downriver Mutual Aid Task Force. The D.M.A.T.F. is composed of 17 Departments to provide manpower and assistance to each other in emergency situations. The Trenton Police Department also participates in Immigration & Customs Enforcement Team (I.C.E.), Crisis Negotiation Team, S.W.A.T. and Dive Team units that operate in the Downriver Mutual Aid Consortium (DRMATF) area.
Trenton Police Department Address:
Todd Scheffler, Chief of Police
2872 W Jefferson Ave,
Trenton, MI 48183, USA
Non-Emergency Calls: (734) 676-3737
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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Trenton, Michigan Jail:
Address 1: 2872 W Jefferson Ave
Zip Code: 48183-2999
County: Wayne County
Phone #: 734-676-3737
Fax #: 734-676-4239
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 19400
Number of Officers: 45