Retired Senior Volunteer Program
Lieutenant Nichole Hudson commands the Police Operations Division. The Police Operations Division is comprised of the Patrol unit and Investigative Unit.
The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety provides police services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The agency responds to approximately 10,000 calls for service each year and participates in numerous special events providing traffic safety and crowd control/security. In addition to responding to police calls, officers are cross-trained as firefighters. As a result, they also respond to medicals and fires, which account for approximately 1,300 additional calls each year.
The police investigators are responsible for conducting investigations on criminal complaints that require a great deal of time and attention.
The investigators responsibilities are numerous and include: crime scene processing, interview and interrogation of victims/suspects, surveillance and plain clothes details. The detectives are also responsible for the processing, storage and destruction of all evidence.
Eric Rasch, Detective
Detective Eric Rasch has been with Grand Haven DPS since 1997, serving in many different capacities including acting as a senior officer and serving with WEMET for a two year period.
Dana Beekman, Detective
Detective Dana Beekman has been with Grand Haven DPS since 1994, serving in many different capacities including road patrol and specializing in sexual assaults.
To contact a detective, please call the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety at (616) 842-3460.
Jeff Hawke, Public Safety Director
525 Washington Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: (616) 842-3460
Fax: (616) 847-6050
Office Hours Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
All dates and times:
Emergency - 911