Public Safety


239 E Adams Street
Ionia, MI 48846



Link: Public Safety Page


Monday through Friday
8 am to noon
1 to 4 pm.

Additional Contacts

If you need assistance at any other time, there is a call box on the outside of our building. 

  • For emergencies, contact 911. 
  • For non-emergencies, contact dispatch at 616-527-0400.

Please note: Dispatch should be contacted for police assistance requests, to file a complaint of a criminal nature, or to report a vehicle accident, etc.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Thomas, Troy Public Safety Director 616-527-4431 Ext. 5151  
Heinlein, Kevin Deputy Director / Captain 616-527-4431 Ext. 5152  
Teitsma, Keegan Sergeant 616-527-4431 Ext. 5153  
Lynn, Alec Detective / Sergeant 616-527-4431 Ext. 5154  
Patterson, Lynn Administrative Assistant 616-527-4431  
Skorka, Jennifer K9 / School Liaison Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3010  
Vos, Brian Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3001  
Swanson, Keith Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3011  
Flanders, Christian K9 Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3006  
Fryc, Benjamin Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3014  
Velting, Bryar Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3002  
Hare, Gabriel Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3012  
DeSmyter, Cole Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3000  
Odette, Johnathon Officer 616-527-4431 Ext. 3007  
Conley, Warren Firefighter / Code Enforcement 616-523-0157  
Shilton, Royal Firefighter / Paramedic / Rental Inspections 616-527-4431 Ext. 3003  
VerDuin, Todd Fleet Manager 616-527-4431 Ext. 5156  
Bailey, Eric Firefighter      
Buxton, James Firefighter      
Buxton, Luke Firefighter      
Conley, Kiel Firefighter      
Feahr, Holden Firefighter      
Flanders, Joe Firefighter      
Frazee, Dan Firefighter      
Hull, Nathaniel Firefighter      
Odette, John Firefighter      
Peckins, Joe Firefighter      
Steel, Roderick Firefighter      
Stemler, Calvin Firefighter