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Department of Public Safety

Public Safety
119 Island Avenue
Plainwell, MI 49080
Phone: 269-685-9858
publicsafety@plainwell.org

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Office Hours: 
8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Non-emergency number: 269-685-9858
Fax: 269-685-5460
Contact Public Safety: publicsafety@plainwell.org
Silent Observer number: 1-855-SILENT-O- or 1-855-745-3686
Emergency number: 911

Citizen Complaint Outline and Reporting Form

Lexis Nexis Accident Reports
Ok2Say Report incidents at schools
Allegan Silent Observer

Public Safety Officers
Director Kevin Callahan                 
Deputy Director John Varley          
PSO David Rantz                          
PSO Jim Pell                                 
PSO Jeff Welcher                          
PSO Mike Bruce                            
PSO Joe Culver                             
PSO Brady Roberts
PSO Don McGehee                       

Paid On Call Firefighters
Anthony Banas
Aaron Bird
Spencer Brignall
Ronald Farr
Robert Hester
David Kuitert
Jamie Holly
Rodd Leonard
Rich McCall
Nathan Nash
Patrick Nash
Robert Nieuwenhuis
Mike Pallett
Bud Smith
Devin Thomas

Plainwell Public Safety patchThe Plainwell Department of Public Safety is on the job 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide prompt police and fire emergency response and to maintain a safe and secure community. This is accomplished through actively patrolling streets, responding to calls for assistance and direct interaction with schools on a daily basis, with other organizations and with individual citizens when requested. More than 3,000 calls are received each year through Plainwell Public Safety and Allegan Central Dispatch.

In December of 2012, the Public Safety Department moved into its newly renovated facility, combining both police and fire operations into one building. With this consolidation, we greatly increase our efficiency; staff and equipment are all in the same location.  This 14,100 sq. ft. structure once served as the Plainwell Paper Mill waste water facility. By renovating this building instead of funding new construction, the City was able to save a significant amount of money.

All department members are cross-trained as police officers, firefighters and medical first responders to provide professional and courteous public safety services to our community.

Police Reports:

2023

 

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06/28/2023
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07/13/2023
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09/28/2023
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10/12/2023
10/18/2023
10/25/2023
11/02/2023
11/05/2023
11/15/2023
11/22/2023
11/29/2023
12/06/2023
12/13/2023
12/20/2023
12/27/2023
 


2022

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10/26/2022 
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11/09/2022  
11/17/2022  
11/23/2022    
11/30/2022  
12/08/2022 
12/14/2022  
12/22/2022  
12/28/2022