Police Department


       The administration of the police department is responsible for the overall management and direction of the department and consists of the Chief of Police, Commissioner and two Captains.  The Dearborn Heights Police Department is functionally organized into two divisions with a Captain in charge of each one of the department's divisions. The department's divisions consist of the Patrol Services Division and the Investigative Services Division.  Captain Paul Erickson is charge of the Patrol Services Division. 

Meet The Administration

Chief Jerrod Hart

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      Chief Jerrod Hart is a 31-year veteran of law enforcement starting his career with the Novi Police Department. He worked his way up through the ranks with the Novi Police Department where he ultimately served as their Assistant Chief of Police for five years. Before coming to the Dearborn Heights Police Department to serve as Chief of Police, he served as Chief of Police for the Saline Police Department.

 Captain Paul Erickson