Police Dept.

We, the members of the East Jordan Police Department, are devoted to our community by providing excellence in police services. We strive to work in true partnership with the community to achieve positive impacts on crime and traffic, and to provide professional police services in a courteous manner. And, by raising the level of public safety through law enforcement, to reduce the fear of incidence of crime. In accomplishing these goals: service will be our commitment, honor and integrity will be our mandate.

*Please take notice of the 2 hour parking limits and those locations.  If you need to know where you can park long term, please contact our office or City Hall.


231-536-2273 | 231-536-0791 fax
Emergencies call 9-1-1
Drug Tip Line Ext. 3
Crime Tip Line Ext. 4

Terrence McDonnell, Police Chief

Brent Seese, Officer

Clyde Payton, Part Time Officer

Daniel Reece, Officer

Kevin Kissinger, Officer

Ben Herrick, Officer

East Jordan Police Dept.: 231-536-2273
Michigan State Police Post #78 Petoskey: 231-347-8101
Charleviox County Sheriff Dept.: 231-547-4461
Arson Tipline: 800-442-7766
Crisis Center – TDD/Voice: 800-442-7315
FBI – Traverse City: 231-946-7201
FBI – Detroit: 313-965-2323
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
TDD: 800-787-3224
Emmet, Charlevoix, and Cheboygan Counties: 231-439-3500

Antrim County: 231-533-8627
Otsego County: 989-732-5141
Poisen Center – Blodget Regional: 800-794-7661
Report All Poaching (DNR): 800-292-7800
Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement: 800-621-8651
US Coast Guard Search & Rescue: 547-2541
If no answer call: 800-321-4400
US Marshall – Grand Rapids: 231-456-2438
US Secret Service: 231-456-2276

Our Mission

Our mission is to create an environment that promotes strong economic growth while safe guarding the public trust and building a sense of place that focuses on our future and honors our heritage.