City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Harper Woods Department of Public Safety

19617 Harper Ave.

Harper Woods, Michigan 48225

Phone: 313-343-2530





Welcome to the Department of Public Safety

The Harper Woods Department of Public Safety is committed to excellence in law enforcement/fire safety, and 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 Department are prevention of crime, protection of life and property, suppression of fires, and the apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders. 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 Department of Public Safety is a full service organization open to the public on a 24 hour basis.  Our 26 full-time sworn police officers and 7 part-time officers are assisted by an outstanding support staff. We appreciate the opportunity to work with you in making Harper Woods a safe community to live, work and visit.


Director's Staff

Investigations Division:  Deputy Chief Ted Stager

Operations Division:       Deputy Chief John Vorgitch


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Police reports can be made in person or online. If you wish to send us an email to either compliment an officer, or make a complaint regarding service concerning one of our team members, please contact Deputy Chief John Vorgitch at his email: