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Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office
Port Sheldon Township

Sgt. Derek Gerencer, Supervisor

Mission Statement

The mission of those serving the Township of Port Sheldon as members of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is to preserve public order, support the constitution of the State of Michigan, and enforce all laws and ordinances of our state, county, and township while protecting the lives, property and rights, of all people in a professional and courteous manner.

Law Enforcement

For emergencies, call 911

Law enforcement services are provided to the residents of Port Sheldon Township by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.  
For other non-emergency law enforcement issues, call:
Ottawa County Central Dispatch - (800) 249-0911

Pedestrians & Bicycles on Roadways

Port Sheldon Township draws many residents and visitors to our community every year. It is important to remember that no matter how you travel, be responsible and share the road.
Michigan Law Regarding Pedestrians on Roadways
Michigan Law Regarding Bicycles on Roadways

Ottawa County Central Dispatch participates in the Smart911 program. Sign up for Smart911 and create your own Safety Profile to give 9-1-1 valuable information about yourself, family members, your home, pets and even vehicles that will automatically display on the 9-1-1 call taker's screen when you make an emergency call. It's private and secure and you control what information is in your profile. These details can save valuable seconds or even minutes during an emergency. More Information

Community Policing

Port Sheldon Township shares a community policing deputy with West Ottawa Public Schools.  Deputy Mike Veldkamp is assigned to Port Sheldon Township when school is not in session. This partnership brings additional law enforcement services to Port Sheldon Township during our busier summer months.

Home Security Checks

Port Sheldon Township, through its community police officer, provides free vacation security checks to its citizens who will be away from their homes, businesses, or other facilities for a period of time. Deputies will periodically check the exterior of the premises. This service is offered to deter potential burglars and provides additional security while your premise is unoccupied. 

Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office Property Security Check

Other Sheriff Links

Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office
Ottawa County Community Alert Sign-Up
Ottawa County Inmate Lookup
Ottawa County Incident Mapping

CONTACT US

Port Sheldon Township

  • Sgt. Derek Gerencer
  • Deputy Dispatch:
    (800) 249-0911
    EMERGENCIES: 9-1-1
    FAX: (616) 997-8025