- Departments O through Z
- Police Department
- Specialized Units
The Bicycle Unit consists of approximately 100 trained officers, including Community Policing Officers. The Community Policing Officers serve in the unit in addition to their regular assignments to assist with problem-solving and other activities.
Our efforts in community policing have reduced crime and spurred neighborhood and business cooperation.
The Community Services Unit provides support and resources to residents of Lansing.
Crime Scene Investigation
Crime Scene Investigation requires the application of diligent and careful methods by which investigators recognize, identify, preserve and collect evidence.
The Capital Area Dive Team (CADT) responds to all rescue and recovery open water incidents in Lansing, Ingham and Eaton County which involve people and objects.
The Lansing Police Honor Guard is comprised of volunteer officers who have committed themselves to the time and training required for the specialized duties.
The Lansing Police Department Canine Unit was formed in 1985 with 3 teams. Today we have 10 working teams and is one of the largest Canine Unit Programs in the State of Michigan.
A Neighborhood Watch is an organized effort by concerned citizens to improve the quality of life in their neighborhood.
The Special Operations Section is responsible for many tasks that require undercover operations in order to enforce various state and local laws.
START (Tactical Unit)
The 1973 Crime Control Act enabled federal funding for police tactical units. The Lansing Police Department applied for and received such a grant, allowing the LPD tactical team to be formed.
Social Work Unit
The Lansing Police Department is the first department in the State of Michigan to have a Social Work Unit within its Department. The Police Social Worker functions as a bridge between the Police and the City's many agencies who work to serve the homeless, mentally ill, and addicted citizens.
Traffic Unit / Special Events
The Motorcycle Unit is responsible for promoting traffic safety and coordinating special events such as parades, runs, marches and protests, occurring in the City of Lansing.
Tri-County Metro Narcotics
The Tri-County Metro Narcotics Squad (METRO) is a multi-jurisdictional drug task force operating in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties.
Violent Crimes Initiative Unit
The VCI seeks to enhance investigatory initiatives that focus primarily on violence, drugs and guns in our communities.