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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.


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

Office Hours: 8 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday (Closed for lunch from noon to 1 pm)

Emergencies: 911
Non-emergencies: (989) 362-7718
After hours for non-emergencies call Central Dispatch: (989) 362-1430 (24/7)
Fax: (989) 362-5140

E-mail: [email protected]

Tawas City, MI Police - Ferguson

Mark Ferguson

Tawas City, MI Police - Gartland

Ryan Gartland

Tawas City, MI Police - Danisweski

Jeremy Daniszewski

Tawas City, MI Police - Linkhart

Jacob Linkhart


Jeanette Freytag


Past Chiefs

Mark Ferguson


March 2009 – Present

Steve Parent


November 2008 – March 2009

Dennis Frank


February 1991 – November 2008

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.

Find City of Tawas City auction items here.

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Police Accident Reports

The Tawas Police Authority is utilizing  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 139111)

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

Link to Tawas Police Accident Reports

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