Police Department

Police Department

Mailing Address:
Woodhaven Police Department
21869 West Road
Woodhaven, Michigan 48183

Administration Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Police Department phone numbers

Non-Emergency: (734) 676-7337
Please listen to the prompt to determine proper department within the agency.

Patrol Fax

(734) 675-4951
Administration Fax
(734) 675-4901

Price 2017

Police Chief: Vincent Price
Phone: (734) 675-4906

Vince Price was promoted to Chief of Police in December of 2013 and has worked for the Police Department since 1991. Chief Price has served in the uniform division as well as undercover narcotics agent, Department Special Operations team, Motorcycle Unit, Detective Bureau and has the honor of being the first K-9 Officer for the city in 1998. During that time the Woodhaven Canine team assist several agencies within the state including ATF, FBI, Border Patrol and MSP. In 2005 his canine partner Steel retired. Promoted to Sergeant then Lieutenant, Chief Price served with the Departments Honor Guard until in early 2013 when he accepted the position as Deputy Chief. He received his education in law enforcement at Schoolcraft College and also Eastern Michigan Police Staff and Command School. Dad to Jake and Megan, Chief Price continues to live in Woodhaven with his wife Rhonda.

Toth 2017

Deputy Chief: Robert Toth
Phone: (734) 675-4905

Rob Toth was promoted to Deputy Chief on April 1, 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. Deputy 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 and Lieutenant. 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. Deputy Chief Toth attended Siena Heights University and is a graduate of the Eastern Michigan University Police Staff & Command School.

Administrative Assistant / Records
Carla Hastings
Phone: (734) 675-4902

Woodhaven Police Department Services & Phone Numbers

Woodhaven Police Department

Mission Statement

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.

Our Values

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

Woodhaven Police DepartmentAlthough 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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FBI's 10 Most Wanted
America's Most Wanted
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HSA Victim Notification Program
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Michigan D.E.A. Detroit Branch
Michigan State Police
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