Police Department

Welcome! The Ludington Police Department is a full service Police Department serving approximately 8,076 permanent year-round residents, and offering 24/7 patrol coverage for the 3 and a half square miles of the City of Ludington.


The mission that we are committed to is "enhancing the quality of life, promoting peace and identifying and resolving neighborhood problems within the City of Ludington by exercising an ongoing working partnership with the community; to be accomplished through the empowerment of both police officers and citizens."

Community Policing Philosophy

By adhering to the philosophy of Community Policing the men and women of the Ludington Police Department enjoy strong support by city residents. This partnership is most apparent by the level of 2-way communication that occurs.

Most Important Resource

While Ludington enjoys abundant natural resources, the resource that is most significant are the people that live, work and recreate here! It is the goal of the Ludington Police Department to continue to serve the community in which we live.

Mark A. Barnett
Chief of Police

Department Information

For copies of accident and incident reports, case status', and other department inquires, during regular office hours, call 231-843-3425. This number should not be utilized to request a police response.


From US-31, go west on US-10 to S. Harrison Street. Turn south (left) on Harrison Street and proceed 4 blocks to 408 South Harrison on the west side of street.