Extra Police Patrols

If you live or work in Taylor and feel that we should be aware of any on-going problems, suspicious activity, stalking, or continued victimization of a crime, you should call Taylor Police at (734) 287-6611 and provide the information to an officer.  This information will be provided to every patrol officer prior to going on duty.  If you are going on vacation you can call to have your home placed on a vacation check list.

Vehicle Lockouts

If you are locked out of your car, you should call a towing service or a locksmith.  The Taylor Police Department will only respond in emergencies.  In cases of a child locked in a vehicle, it shall be considered a rescue and the Fire Department, along with a patrol officer, will be sent.   

House Checks

If you are going to be away from your home for an extended period of time, let the Taylor Police Department help to put your mind at ease while on vacation. Taylor Auxiliary Police Officers will check your home periodically while you are gone to make sure it’s secure. It's easy to sign up. Call the Taylor Police Department at  (734) 287-6611 and ask to be put on the list.

You will need to provide the following information:

  • Name, address and phone
  • Date you're leaving
  • Date of return.
  • Who will have a key to your house
  • A contact person while you are out of town If you have had both the papers and mail halted?
  • Did you put a light and/or radio on a timer?
  • Will there be a vehicle parked on the property?

Taylor Auxiliary Officers will stop by periodically to check your home. If they find anything that they think is suspicious they will immediately investigate and if need be call your contact person.

It's that simple, so sign up today!

Auxiliary Police

An all-volunteer “reserve” program helps supplement the Taylor Police Department in non-criminal community service activities.

Auxiliary officers wear a uniform and patrol in auxiliary patrol cars.  They assist in such functions as traffic control, house checks, citizen assists and helping with major events such as the Taylor Summer Festival.  

Auxiliary Police Chief Ronald Vaughan currently leads the volunteers.  He can be reached at (734) 374-4045.

File a Commendation or Complaint

The motto of the Taylor Police Department is:  “Honor. . .Integrity. . .Service.”  This Department is dedicated to serving the residents and businesses of Taylor with the utmost professionalism.  In order to continue to do so, we need your assistance.  We welcome your comments and encourage you to let us know about the quality of service you have received from the officers of the Taylor Police Department.

If you wish to commend the actions of an officer of civilian employee, you may do so by writing a letter to the Chief of Police at 23515 Goddard Road, Taylor, MI  48180-4116.

If you believe that the conduct of an employee was inappropriate, you may request to speak to a supervisor at the police station, Internal Affairs Commander, or the Chief of Police.  This will result in the immediate investigation of your complaint.  

If you do not want to make the complaint in person, you may obtain a complaint form from the shift supervisor of the police department at any time of the day or night.