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For General Police or Fire Inquiries: 248.658.3380 

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Public Safety

Location: 2395 12 Mile Road, Berkley, MI 48072

The Public Safety Department is Berkley's emergency first responder for police and fire service, including dispatch and animal control.  Public Safety Department staff are actively engaged in maintaining Berkley's status as one of the best and safest cities in Michigan.  To achieve this goal requires coordination and support from residents as well as the department's staff. 

The department is the host for two outstanding community events: The Public Safety Fire Open House and Lids for Kids.  These community engagements attract residents of all ages for the purpose of providing information to help everyone live and play safely.

Contact Information
Matt Koehn
Public Safety Director
(248) 658-3380

Berkley Citizens Police Academy

The Berkley Public Safety Department is offering a 6-week Citizens Police Academy for Berkley residents and business owners. Classes will be held every Wednesday, from February 6 – March 20, 2019, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Public Safety Building, 2395 W. 12 Mile Road.

The Citizens Police Academy provides an opportunity for residents to become familiar with the mission and operation of the Berkley Department of Public Safety. The intent of this program is to provide information that will help participants know what they can do to support efforts to maintain a safe environment in the City of Berkley.

The class is limited to the first 20 people who sign up and qualify. To enroll, click here and complete the Citizens Police Academy Application and Waiver form. Completed forms can be sent to or dropped off at the Public Safety Building or emailed to

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