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Woodhaven Police Department
21869 West Road
Woodhaven, Michigan 48183
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Police Department phone numbers
Non-Emergency: (734) 676-7337
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Police Chief: Robert Toth
Phone: (734) 675-4906
Robert Toth was promoted to Chief on August 3, 2017. He has been connected to the City of Woodhaven since 1973, when his parents moved to Woodhaven. Rob and his wife Lauren, live in Woodhaven with their two sons. Chief Toth has worked for the Woodhaven Police Department for over 25 years, since his hiring in January of 1992. He has served as a uniformed Patrol Officer, twice as an undercover narcotics investigator, Traffic Bureau, Detective Bureau, Sergeant, Lieutenant and Deputy Chief. He also was a member of the Downriver SWAT team for over 22 years, until October 2016. He volunteered as the Police Explorer Advisor for over 14 years and is still active today in the department Honor Guard. Chief Toth attended Siena Heights University and is a graduate of the Eastern Michigan University Police Staff & Command School.
Deputy Chief: Scott Fraczek
Phone: (734) 675-4905
Scott Fraczek was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief of Police on August 3rd, 2017. He has resided downriver his entire life living briefly in Riverview and Flatrock then eventually moving to Brownstown 1971. Scott, his wife of 24 years Shelly and their two children still live in Brownstown. Scott has been a member of the police department for 22 years. He’s had the opportunity to work all aspects within the agency to include uniform patrol, Traffic Bureau and Motorcycle Unit, two years as a Task Force Officer assigned to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Unit along with holding the ranks of Sergeant and Lieutenant. Scott has also been assigned to the Firearms Training Staff for 21 years and has actively participated in the hiring process and Field Training Program for nearly 20 years. He has volunteered numerous hours with the Woodhaven Police Explorers and taught Hunter Safety through the Woodhaven Community Center. Scott has an associate’s degree from Oakland Community College and is also a recent graduate from Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command.
Administrative Assistant / Records
Phone: (734) 675-4902
Woodhaven Police Department Services & Phone Numbers
Woodhaven Police Department
The Woodhaven Police Department shall create and maintain a safe, friendly environment conducive to business and family life, through the delivery of superior police service and community involvement.
Members of the Woodhaven Police Department realize the responsibility of the public trust and that its maintenance is essential if any partnership is to be realized. We are dedicated and accountable to our citizens who are the very sources of our authority. We strive to maintain open and honest lines of communication with the community. We understand the importance of community values, expectations and concerns.
As professionals to whom the law gives a clearly defined and demanding public trust, we strive for professional excellence. Therefore, we are committed to doing our best. We will lead by example and meet nationally recognized law enforcement standards by diligently training and developing our employees and encouraging each of our members to achieve their fullest potential. Service reflects an alliance with citizens of our community. We see them as partners as well as consumers. We place our greatest value on human life and human dignity and seek to enhance both. All persons shall be treated with courtesy and respect with demonstrated compassion and caring whenever possible.
About Woodhaven PD
Although Woodhaven is one of the youngest cities Downriver, its Police Department is easily one of the most sophisticated in the region. And for good reason: Rapid growth has meant a rapid expansion of services. The services provided have gone well beyond traffic control and crime investigation. The department has progressed from a traditional, re-active, police force, to a pro-active force (community policing) with the institution of several enhanced programs.
The Department features motorcycle officers, bicycle patrols, a school resource officer, and drug undercover officers. In efforts to prevent crime officers can ride department bikes after their shift is over. They take to the streets in the evenings and during the night, patrolling our subdivisions and shopping centers. Bike officers tour the major Allen and West retail corridor, checking parking lots for everything from car theft to handicapped parking violations.
The department's summer "Safety Town" program has become one of the most successful events in the community. As part of the two-week program, young children are taught various safety lessons, including those about bike riding, using electricity, fire and personal protection.
From a crime standpoint, Woodhaven's police efforts parallel the city's own growth patterns:
- More retail outlets = more retail fraud
- More homes = more patrols
- More traffic = more accidents
For those worried about the Allen Road trains delaying a response in the city, residents should remember that Downriver Mutual Aid ensures a rapid response from neighboring agencies. So seeing nearby Flat Rock Gibraltar, Trenton or Brownstown officers assisting our officers can occur. Woodhaven provides the same rapid response assistance to those neighboring agencies as well.
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ICHAT The Internet Criminal History Access Tool
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Live Scan Vendors
FBI's 10 Most Wanted
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HSA Victim Notification Program
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Michigan D.E.A. Detroit Branch
Michigan State Police
Michigan Crime Stoppers
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