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Uniform Patrol Division
The Lansing Police Department Patrol Division is located at 740 May Street.
The Captain of the Patrol Division is Jim Kraus.
Captain Jim Kraus joined the Lansing Police Department in 1991 and served as an officer in both the Patrol Division as well as the Special Operations Division in an undercover capacity. In 1998, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Kraus served in several areas including Patrol Supervisor, Commander of the Special Events and Traffic Unit and as an Internal Affairs investigator.
Captain Kraus was promoted to Lieutenant in 2006 and worked in both North and South precincts as the shift commander. Lieutenant Kraus also served as the Executive Lieutenant of the South Precinct and recently as the Detention/Property Administrator. Captain Kraus served 14 years with the Special Tactics and Rescue Team (START) and is a departmental Instructor in a number of areas. Captain Kraus holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and graduated the MSU School of Staff and Command.
Captain Kraus can be reached at 517-483-6801, or email at email@example.com