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"Most city business is conducted
weekdays at Tawas City Hall, with
meetings held at various times."

Tawas Police Authority and Board


The Tawas Police Authority was formed in 1991 to provide police protection to both East Tawas and Tawas City. The Police are committed to upholding the public trust by serving both communities with integrity, honesty, accountability and respect. As a professional organization they will use their talents to create and sustain a safe environment for all.

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Mark Ferguson


Ryan Gartland



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 Bryan Gipson


Chris Hayes

Jeremy Daniszewski

Office Manager

Jeanette Branham

Past Chiefs

Mark Ferguson

March 2009 - Present

Acting Chief 
Steve Parent

November 2008 – March 2009

Dennis Frank
February 1991 - November 2008

Police Contact Info

Tawas Police Authority
810 W. Westover St.
East Tawas, MI 48730

Emergencies: 911
Non-emergencies: (989) 362-7718 
After 5 p.m. call (989) 362-1430
Fax: (989) 362-5140

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Police Auctions

property-room-logoFor the auction of seized, found and surplus goods and vehicles, the City of Tawas City utilizesPropertyRoom.com, a website that combines expertise in law enforcement procedure, inventory tracking, logistics, merchandising, marketing and customer service to provide an effective auction solution for law enforcement and municipal surplus agencies.

Find City of Tawas City auction items here.

Police Accident Reports

The Tawas Police Authority is utilizing authorizetransaction.com website that allows individuals and insurance company’s to retrieve accident reports for a fee.

Once on the website enter the date of accident and the report number (example 365-123-11)

Please review the information on the web site for payment options.

Link to Tawas Police Accident Reports

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