Frank Anthony
Police Chief

(989) 362-1430 (non-emergency)

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East Tawas Police Department 
Dial 911 for all emergencies

Contact Information

214 West Westover Street
East Tawas, Michigan, 48730

Office: (989) 930-1526
Fax: (989) 930 1536
Dispatch: (989) 362-1430 

For after hours immediate non-emergency assistance, please call Central Dispatch at (989) 362-1430

Unoccupied homes can be checked throughout the winter months by the East Tawas Police Department.  Click here to view the form for required information.  You may submit the form or send an email to the Chief with the listed information. 

Mission Statement
The East Tawas Police Department’s mission is to serve our community as collaborating partners in preserving the peace, order, and tranquility of our community. We are committed to enforcing state and local laws fairly and impartially through professional, competent, and courteous law enforcement services. 

Vision Statement
We will always strive to deliver emergency response and community policing to the highest level, while building relationships with our community partners and fellow first responder agencies to better serve our citizens.

Core Values
To be able to provide the highest degree of law enforcement services for the residents and visitors of East Tawas, our officers must be like minded in our department’s mission. To that end, we the officers of the East Tawas Police Department adopt the following principles as our core values: 

We will be professional.
We will be fair and treat people with respect.
We will be responsible, ethical, honest and trustworthy.
We will be civic minded and care about our community.
We will be inclusive in our problem solving, initiatives and programs.