16630 Southfield Rd
Allen Park, MI 48101
The Allen Park Police Department provides full time police patrol and investigative services for the City of Allen Park. The men and women of the department are committed to providing a safe community and enhancing the quality of life for the people who live, work, and visit here. Our focus is on working in partnership with the community to address the problems and needs of our residents.
Allen Park; where all can live safely and without fear, protected by a police department with the
highest ethical and professional standards.
The Allen Park Police Department, as part of, and empowered by the community, is committed to the protection of lives, property. and the rights of all people. The maintenance of order, and to impartially enforce the law. We will provide quality police service in partnership with other members of the community. To fulfill our mission. we will strive to attain the highest degree of knowledge, ethical behavior, and professional conduct at all times.
- Courage - Instilling trust and standing for justice in the face of danger
- Integrity - Adhering to moral and ethical principles at all times
- Professionalism - Taking pride in our actions, duties, development, and appearance
- Commitment - Striving for excellence, accountability and effectiveness in our duties
Police Chief James Wilkewitz has been employed with the Allen Park Police Department since 1995. During his career with the department he has served as a Patrol Officer, Detective Sergeant, and Detective Lieutenant. In 2011 he was appointed Interim Police Chief and in 2013 was promoted to the full time Police Chief.
Chief Wilkewitz also served as a Crisis/Hostage Negotiator with Downriver Mutual Aid.
Chief Wilkewitz is a graduate of Henry Ford College with a Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and is also a 2009 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.