Ellsworth, Michigan 49729
Phone: 231-588-7411
Email: office@villageofellsworth.com

Ellsworth Police Department

Ellsworth Police Department

Chief Jacob Byrd
(231) 342-1794
6520 Center St. PO Box 265
Ellsworth, MI 49729


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Ellsworth Police Department

The Ellsworth Police Department has 1 part time officer serving the Village. Officers respond to all types of calls for service. We also offer property checks for residential homes when they are vacant.



The mission of the Ellsworth Police Department is to serve the Village of Ellsworth residents and visitors with compassion, integrity, honor, and professionalism. We vow to maintain a strong commitment to protect the lives and property of all citizens and the community.



  • Village of Ellsworth Residents Property Check
    • You can obtain a copy of a property check form by contacting the Ellsworth Police Department.
    • You can request a property check via email, but you must include the following information:
      • Your name, property check address, departure and return dates, destination, emergency contact information, email address, vehicles will remain on the property, and key holders with their contact information.
      • Please also include as to whether you have an alarm system (and who), any caretakers of the residence (and who), lighting that will be left on, and whether there is any current damage to the property.
    • Antrim County
      • The Antrim County Sheriff’s Office is located at 107 Grove Street, Bellaire.
      • Dispatch: (231) 533-8627
      • Prescription, Over-The-Counter Drug Drop Off Box resides in the Sheriff’s Administration Office.
      • Medication can be dropped off Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm.
    • Traverse Narcotics Team (TNT)
      • If you suspect drug activity, you can report it by calling 1-800-338-6868, where you can leave an anonymous tip regarding illegal drug activity.
    • Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry
      • You can obtain information regarding sex offenders in the area by visiting mipsor.state.mi.us.
    • Scams
      • Chief Herrick would like to remind everyone that scams are becoming more notorious and to not give out any personal information.
      • If you believe you have been a victim of a scam, contact your bank or credit card company to verify.
      • If you would like to, you can register any of your phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry at donotcall.gov or by calling -888-382-1222.