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The Tawas Police Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all those we serve by protecting life and property, providing the opportunity for a peaceful and safe existence, free from fear, with highly trained, skilled, and compassionate staff.

Core Values:

Integrity and Ethics: To always have uncompromising standards and do the right thing regardless of the consequences.
Impartial: To be fair and respectful, treat everyone as equal, and listen with unbiased ears.
Friendly: To always be aware of one’s image and willing to humble oneself.
Passion: To lay aside all outside distractions to do our job and provide service to our community that exceeds expectations.
Teamwork: To function as a team without personal gain or motive, establish partnerships with our peers and colleagues, and cooperate with others to accomplish the mission.
Pride and Respect: In ourselves, our department, and our community.


The Tawas Police Department strives to serve the community with the highest level of professionalism, consistent with the core values to improve the quality of life for its citizens.


 Emergency Dial 911
1175 W. Lake St.
Tawas City, MI 48763
Phone: (989) 362-8680
Fax: (989) 984-5084

Matthew Klosowski-Lorenz


Branden Kirby


Raymond Bruning III


Robert Blair


Jonathan Warner


Daniel Klukowski


Police Auctions

For the auction of seized, found and surplus goods and vehicles, the City of Tawas City utilizes, 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.

Police Accident Reports

The Tawas City Police  is utilizing LexisNexis that allows individuals and insurance companies to retrieve accident reports for a fee.

Once on the website enter the date of accident and the report number (example 139111)

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

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