Bryan Benchley - Director of Public Safety/ Chief of Police
745 W. Center Road
Essexville, MI 48732
Full Time Personnel
The Police Department is staffed with a Chief, two Lieutenants, six Public Safety Officers, and two regular Police Officers. Office hours are by appointment. Please call (989) 892-0571 to make arrangements.
Police Reports (Accident/ Incident)
Requests for Police Assistance
If you have an emergency, call 911 to have the closest available unit sent.
Calls for police assistance that are not considered an emergency should also go to 911. Central Dispatch will send the next available unit.
If you have a question for a police officer, please call 989-892-0571 and leave a message. If you leave a message for a particular officer they will not respond to the call until they report for their next shift. There are normally one to three Hampton Officers on patrol within Hampton Township at any time. In addition to Hampton Police officers patrolling township streets, the Bay County Sheriff's Deputies and Michigan State Police occasionally patrol and respond to calls for police assistance within the Township. If you call for Police assistance and are not able to wait for a Hampton officer, you may request that a Sheriff's Deputy or a State Police officer be sent to respond to requests for police assistance.