Norton Shores Police Department


Welcome to the Police Department’s section of the City's web site!

 The Norton Shores Police Department is a full-service, CALEA accredited, law enforcement organization, consisting of 32 dedicated employees. In addition to the Chief of Police, the Department includes two lieutenants, five sergeants, four corporals, seventeen police officers, two full-time clerks and one part-time clerk. In order to provide efficient service, the Department has been separated into four functions:  Administration, Patrol, Investigations, and Special Services.  Please visit the individual pages for each function for additional information.


 The Chief of Police is responsible for the overall administration of the Police Department, including fiscal management, policy and procedure development, and management of human resources. 


I hope that you find the City's website to be informative. The Department is always looking for ways to improve our portion of the website. Below is a slideshow of current events, services offered, and public safety tips.


If you have any suggestions, please feel free to contact us.



Jon Gale,


Chief of Police