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 almost 30 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 has a Bachelor's Degree from Siena Heights University with a BAS in Criminal Justice 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
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Woodhaven Police Department
The Woodhaven Police Department shall establish and maintain a safe, friendly environment conducive to business and family life, through the delivery of superior police service and community involvement.
All members of the Woodhaven Police Department take pride in our ability to work together in providing service to the citizens of Woodhaven. We are dedicated to our Oath of Office and to maintaining the public's trust. We strive to create vision for our future and that of the City of Woodhaven. We strive to maintain open lines of communication with the community, who are the very sources of our authority. 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, and with demonstrated compassion and caring whenever possible.
All of our members are proud to belong to the Woodhaven Police Department and to uphold these values. Whether we are among the few who are asked to lay down our lives, or whether we are among the many who give our all in daily service, month by month, year by year, we are proud to be the Woodhaven Police.
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. In the past 4 years we have added additional officers to the force. 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 has a School Resource Officer, a narcotics task force officer, 3 Officers assigned to the DRMA SWAT team and one Officer on the DRMA Dive Team. The Department vehicle fleet has transitioned from Ford Crown Victoria's to Ford Explorer Utility's and Ford F150 Pursuit pickups. Officers are also equipped the latest in technology with body worn cameras, tasers and In-car computers.
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 the City of Woodhaven participates in "automatic aid" with several other communities throughout Mutual Aid. This ensures a rapid response from neighboring agencies for support. Residents may see nearby Flat Rock Gibraltar, Trenton or Brownstown officers assisting our officers. We provide the same rapid response assistance to those neighboring agencies as well.
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