City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Harper Woods Police Department
Chief of Police - James R. Burke


19617 Harper Ave.

Harper Woods, Michigan 48225

Phone: 313-343-2530

If you have an emergency - DIAL 911




 Welcome to the Police Department

The Harper Woods Police Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and dedicated to the preservation of life and property.  The officers of the Department are held to the highest standards of loyalty, integrity and honesty.  The primary responsibilities of the Police Department are prevention of crime, protection of life and property, suppression of criminal activity, apprehension and prosecution of offenders and the preservation of peace.  Our officers are trained to place a high emphasis on service and we respond to all calls for service with pride in our rapid response capabilities.

The Police Desk is open to the public on a 24 hour basis.  Our 30 full time sworn police officers appreciate the opportunity to work with you in making Harper Woods a safe community to live, work and visit.

Chief's Staff

Investigations Division - Detective Lieutenant Ted Stager 313 343-2540

Operations Division - Lieutenant Robert Hunter 313 343-2535


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All police reports must be made in person. If you wish to send us an email to either compliment an officer on service or make a general complaint regarding service, you can send your comment to: