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Emergency Services

Officers are on duty 24 hours a day and rotate between the office and patrol car.  Office: 269-423-2171.   In case of an emergency and an officer is unavailable, call the Van Buren County Sheriff Department at (269) 657-3101.

Village of Decatur Police Department

Chief of Police: Thomas VanDerWoude
Full Time Officers: Ted Rigg, Thomas Dahlquist, Ashley Weber, Wyatt Taylor
Part Time Officers:  Rhonda Delong

Van Buren County Sheriff Department

The Sheriff's Department is located in Paw Paw (12 miles), it houses the Van Buren County Jail. The phone number is (269) 657-3101.

Decatur - Hamilton Fire Department      

Non Emergency number   269-423-2601

The Volunteer Department for the Village of Decatur, Decatur Township and Hamilton Township is located on M-51 at the West Village limits.  Emergencies:  911


VBEMS (Van Buren Emergency Medical Service) 39338 Red Arrow Highway in Paw Paw (10 Miles0.
Emergency:  911
Non-Emergency:  (269) 657-2996

Decatur - Hamilton Quick Response

Quick Response housed in Decatur and is dispatched through the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department.  It serves Decatur and Hamilton Townships.  Emergencies:  911.  Non-Emergency:  (269) 423-4381.

Reflective address sign $20, with post $25.  Form available under Applications & Permits.

Animal Control

An animal shelter is located on CR 681 outside of Hartford.  Please call (269) 621-4624 for more information.