Message from the Chief

It is my honor and privilege to serve as the Chief of Police of the Ypsilanti Police Department and lead the dedicated women and men who work tirelessly to provide a safe and secure environment for all who live, work, visit and learn in Ypsilanti. The Ypsilanti Police Department is comprised of dedicated and diverse police professionals who provide full law enforcement services and a highly trained civilian staff who provide support for the Police Department mission.

More importantly, the Ypsilanti Police Department wants to facilitate a positive and active relationship with you, the members of our community, who are our most important resource in keeping Ypsilanti safe and secure. The most important crime prevention efforts are accomplished through mutual trust, cooperation, and collaboration between the Police Department and the community. A well informed and engaged community is our best asset in combating crime and solving community problems. The partnership between the police and the community must be founded on trust. The Ypsilanti Police Department will strive to inspire the public trust and confidence through shared information, education, honesty, integrity, fairness and ethical behavior. We will work to preserve the rights of each citizen and will be resolute in our efforts to maintain the highest standards.

We value input from the community and invite your thoughts and comments concerning what you like about the Police Department and what you feel may need improvement. I believe that no organization is perfect and understand the need to be flexible and to change as required to best protect and serve our citizens.

I appreciate your interest in the Police Department and the services we provide. Our website is one way of demonstrating the commitment, professionalism, and dedication the members of the Ypsilanti Police Department work to achieve. I encourage you to browse this website to learn more about our organization, our mission, and our commitment to the community. I speak for all of the men and women of the Ypsilanti Police Department when I say that we are proud to be a part of the community, to serve you with our best efforts each day, and we appreciate the support and trust we have earned with you as we work on your behalf. Thank you for visiting our website and we look forward to serving you in the future.


Anthony DeGiusti

Chief of Police