Elk Rapids Police Department

  • Agency: Elk Rapids Police Department
  • Address: 321 Bridge St, Elk Rapids, 49629-0398 MI
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: 231-264-6592
Fax: 231-264-6593

Elk Rapids Police Department is located at 321 Bridge St, Elk Rapids, 49629-0398 MI. The Elk Rapids Police Department phone number is 231-264-6592.

Elk Rapids Police Department News

Last night, St. Clair Shores K-9 Axe was shot in the line of duty. The Elk Rapids Police Department sends its condolences to all members of SCSPD especially Axe's handler.

Members of the Elk Rapids Police Department giving out candy for Lakeland Elementrary Trunk or Treat and taking in 16 pounds of unwanted prescription pills for National Drug Back Day on their own time!

Drop off your expired/unused prescription pills for, "National Prescription Take Back Day" at the Elk Rapids Police Department this Saturday October 27, between 10am and 2pm.

Oct. 13, 2018 - A big day in Elk Rapids! Fall Fest and Hospice Glow Run! Hope to see you there. ** Please be aware that there will be temporary street closures downtown for the Glow Run. While we will do our best not to delay your travels; remember, the runners saftey is our main priority. If you have any questions regarding the closures, please call the department at 231-264-6592.

😁Elk Rapids Harbor Days are here! Have fun and stay safe. For a schedule of events see the Harbor Days facebook page.

Don’t fall for scams-Awareness is your best defense! -- When selling items on social media, beware when receiving a check for more than your asking price. These checks are always counterfeit. -- The grandson (or other relative) that is calling you and asking that you send money is probably not related. --Any company or individual asking money be sent by cash, pre-paid cards, wire transfers, etc. should raise questions. Remember that you can contact the Elk Rapids Police Department if you have any concerns that something might be fraudulent.

Thank you everyone who participated in this springs DEA prescription drug take back day! On Saturday the 28th our community collected 82 pounds of prescription drugs to be safely disposed of. Remember that the Elk Rapids Police Department has a secure prescription drug drop off site in out lobby so even if you missed the collection day you can still safely dispose of your unwanted/expired medications during office hours any day of the week. For more information you can visit the following websites. Thank you for helping us protect our community! https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/ http://www.pillsinthepod.com/

This springs annual DEA sponsored prescription drug take back day is almost a week away. On Saturday, April 28th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. you can dispose of any unwanted/expired prescription medications at the Elk Rapids Police Department, 321 Bridge Street. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Last fall we collected 352 pounds of prescription medication, a remarkable amount! Help us get drugs off the streets and protect the environment!

At the Village Council meeting on Monday March 5th Chief Emerson presented Officer Horn with a Lifesaving Award for his actions on December 31, 2017. On that day Officer Horn was dispatched to a residence in the village where an individual was in cardiac arrest. Officer Horn deployed his AED and performed chest compressions until medical personnel arrived on scene. He continued to assist with medical care until the individual was transported to the hospital. Our thanks and congratulations to Officer Horn!

The Village of Elk Rapids is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Full details can be found on the village website at http://www.elkrapids.org/

Congratulations to Police Chief Tom Emerson who was chosen as 2017’s Fire Fighter of the year by his fellow volunteers at the Elk Rapids Township Fire Department! We are lucky to have such a dedicated individual to help protect and serve our community. Keep up the good work Chief!

On Saturday December 16, the Elk Rapids Police Department, in conjunction with local fire department and ambulance personnel, participated in a joint training seminar. With the help of the Munson Medical Control Authority and Chief Thomas Emerson, local personnel were trained in how to respond to physical trauma in the event of an active shooter. Enjoy these photos from the days training exercises.

On Halloween night Chief Emerson and Officer Pahl had the opportunity to hand out treats in order to keep the tricksters at bay! The result was a fun and safe Halloween night in Elk Rapids. We especially enjoyed all the great costumes! Thank you to everyone who came out and experienced it with us.

THANK YOU ELK RAPIDS COMMUNITY! On Saturday the Elk Rapids Police Department again participated in the DEA's National Drug Take Back program. With the support of our community we collected 352 pounds of unused prescription drugs. Removing these drugs helps to prevent the possible illegal sale or use of prescription drugs and protects our environment. The Elk Rapids Police Department remains committed to the removal of drugs by working closely with the community, DEA, and Traverse Narcotic Team (TNT). You can report drug activity 24/7 by calling 1-800-338-0868

The annual fall DEA sponsored prescription drug take back day is right around the corner. Saturday, October 28th between 10am and 2pm, you can dispose of any unwanted/expired prescription medications at the Elk Rapids Police Department, 321 Bridge Street. Last year we collected 25 pounds of medication and we are trying to collect even more this year. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Help us get drugs off the streets and protect the environment!

In order for officers to stay familiar with the tools available to them they need to practice regularly. Here are some pictures from a recent trip to the range where Elk Rapids Officers re-qualified with their firearms.

Severe weather in Elk Rapids leads to standing water issues at numerous locations around town. No tornadoes observed in Elk Rapids despite Nation Weather Service warning. Drive slow and get home safe!

Earlier this summer Elk Rapids Police Officers conducted evasive driving training for the purpose of remaining practiced in necessary police skills. The Elk Rapids Police Department would like to thank the U.S. Coast Guard for providing facilities and Deputy Makowski of the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office for assisting with instruction.

Just last month Officer Bradley, a certified CPR/AED instructor, sat down with Elk Rapids Department of Public Works employees and instructed them on how to perform CPR and use an AED. Now Elk Rapids is a better prepared community thanks to it's dedicated employees!

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On April 20th, this Loon was found wrapped in fishing line near the Elk Rapids Dam. At the request of the DNR our own Officer Peterson and Sergeant Hoch of the Antrim County Sheriff's Office untangled the Loon and released it back into the harbor. Congratulations to both Officer Peterson and Sgt. Hoch on a job well done!

Hello Elk Rapids! A reminder that we have a prescription and over-the-counter drug take back receptacle available in our lobby during business hours for all who wish to safely dispose of your drugs. Please remember no sharps or needles. For more information you can visit http://www.pillsinthepod.com/