Sumpter  Township  Police  Department
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The Sumpter Township Police Department was founded in 1954 to provide law enforcement services to the citizens of Sumpter Township. Prior to that time responsibility was with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and the Michigan State Police. The department's first Chief of Police was Terry Williams, Jr. 

Sumpter Township is a rural community of 9,549 residents in the southwest corner of Wayne County, midway between the urban areas of Ann Arbor and Detroit. It encompasses an area of approximately 37.5 square miles.

Sumpter Township was designated township 4 S in range 8 E of Wayne County. The original survey was approved on November 5, 1819. Federal land in Sumpter Township began to be sold to individuals by the 1830s, with one land patent to Arthur Fuller on April 4, 1833.

Sumpter Township was officially organized on April 6, 1840.






   Chief Eric Luke         
   Lieutenant Patrick Gannon  
   Sergeant Chris McGlynn          
   Sergeant James Cayce
   Detective/Sergeant John Toth
   Sergeant Beth Egerer
   Sergeant Brian Steffani
   Detective/Corporal John Ashby          
   Officer Jerry Cox, Jr.                   
   Officer Danielle Buccellato
   Officer Colleen Gottschalk
   Officer Joseph Balowski
​   Officer George Salajan, III
   Officer Christopher Herrick
   Oper. Coord. Malissa Paquette
   Office Manager Sue Dufresne

Past
Present
Department Members

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