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Canton, Michigan Public Safety Department

Welcome to Canton Public Safety

Canton Public Safety consists of the police and fire divisions.  Both departments are fully-staffed separately, with administration, dispatch and records being consolidated.  This method of operation allows for an efficient coordination of public safety services, while ensuring cost-effectiveness.   
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Community Information   

Police warn of IRS scam utilizing fake caller ID displays

Upcoming Coffee with a Cop sessions:
September 13, from 9 - 11 a.m. @ the Links of Pheasant Run Clubhouse, 1680 Wentworth

Police looking for businesses or organizations interested in hosting a session of Coffee with a Cop in 2014

Canton ranks as 33rd safest community in the nation

CrimeMapping.com -- Canton's new web-based crime mapping system  (Learn more) 
Public Safety's administrative offices & Records Bureau will be closed Friday, September 19 for furlough leave.  Additional 2014 Dates.pdfAdditional 2014 dates

Community Policing

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Do 1 Thing Campaign

To encourage and assist residents in becoming prepared for an emergency, Canton's Emergency Management office is introducing a new initiative called Do 1 Thing. The goal of the program is for residents to do one thing per month to increase their level of preparedness. This is an easy, financially affordable way to get your home and family equipped to handle a variety of emergencies.

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 Director of Public Safety

Director MutchlerTodd L. Mutchler heads the organization with assistance from his top command staff consisting of Deputy Police Chief Scott Hilden, Deputy Police Chief Deb Newsome and Fire Chief Joshua Meier.  Mutchler has been with the department 25 years, hiring in as a patrol officer and working his way up through the ranks to his current position as top public safety official.  

 On-Line Citizens Police Reporting


Incidents occurring in Canton that can be reported online include: Theft (no suspects); Lost Property; Vandalism; Traffic Crash on Private Property; Harassing Phone Calls (no suspects).

Click the link below to begin entering your incident report.


 Contact Us

Canton Public Safety Department
1150 S. Canton Center Road
Canton, Michigan 48188-1699 
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Report information on suspected criminal activity or missing/wanted persons:

Crime Stoppers of Michigan
 accepts anonymous tips by calling 1-800-SPEAKUP, or online by clicking on the SPEAK UP link below. As an incentive, anonymous tipsters can receive a cash reward up to $1,000 if their tip leads to an arrest. 

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