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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, Matthew Driscoll

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.