The Township Offices will be closed at noon Friday, May 26, 2023, The Township Offices will be closed on  Monday, May 29, 2023, to observe the holiday.  

FAQ Topic: Police

How do I sign up for Smart911?

Create a Smart911 Safety Profile and once you have signed up, first responders will be aware of important information you have provided that will help Police, Fire, and EMS locate and help you in an emergency.

What is Smart911?

Smart911 is a service that allows residents to create a free Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 and first responders to have in the event of an emergency. With Smart911, you can provide 9-1-1 call takers and first responders critical information you want them to know in any kind … Continued

How do I apply to be a police officer?

You can apply to be a police officer by printing out the application and returning it to the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department at 1720 Riverview Drive.  You may also apply online, print out an application, or request more information about the hiring process.

How do I request additional traffic enforcement in my neighborhood?

To request additional traffic enforcement in any specific location within the Township, please fill out the Traffic Enforcement Request Form detailing the days of the week and times when your traffic concern is most prevalent.  Once submitted, the Patrol Division Lieutenant will be notified of your request.

How can I obtain a background check?

Michigan State Police Internet Criminal History Access Tool (ICHAT) is the only public resource for name-based Michigan criminal history background checks.  Click here for more detailed information.

How do I register my firearm?

If you are a Kalamazoo Township resident, turn in your firearm registration to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department at 1500 Lamont Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49048. If you have additional questions, please click here or contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department Records Division at (269) 385-6190.

How do I file a personal protection order (PPO)?

A Personal Protection Order (PPO) is an order from the court that restrains a named individual from certain actions.  Otherwise commonly known as a “restraining order”, a PPO is effective when signed by a judge and served.  Michigan PPOs are enforceable by any law enforcement agency in the country. A “do-it-yourself” PPO packet, containing instructions … Continued

How do I request a copy of a police report?

To request a copy of a police report, submit a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the FOIA Coordinator by emailing or bringing a written request to the Township of Kalamazoo Administrative or Police Offices during business hours. You may also fill out the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Form … Continued

How do I schedule fingerprinting?

TKPD offers Identix (electronic scan)  and ink fingerprinting services.  Fingerprinting is by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Contact TKPD Records at (269) 567-7523 during business hours to schedule your appointment. Fees (cash or check only) Ink Fingerprints: 1st Card $20.00 2nd Card $10.00 Livescan Fingerprints: Employment – $65.00 CPL – $15.00

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