As members of the Eaton Rapids Police Department (ERPD), we take great pride in the level of service we provide to the community. The department has served Eaton Rapids citizens for over 20 years at a level unprecedented in today’s smaller communities. Because of the level of training and dedication of our officers and the level of pride they take in their work, we feel that we are without equal in the mid-Michigan area.
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The ERPD consistently ranks first among all of the police agencies in Eaton County in percentage of crimes solved, arrests associated with both reported crimes and officer-generated incidents and with the recovery of property that is stolen.
New Police & Fire Facility
In the Spring 2003, the Eaton Rapids Police Department moved to its new facilities located at 101 Line Street. The building houses both police and fire operations and features state of the art technological advancements including a crime processing lab, an advanced audio/visual training facility, video taping capabilities and individual offices for both police and fire personnel.
Officers work very diligently to provide the highest level of service available and are working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to serve you, the citizens of Eaton Rapids.
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The Eaton Rapids Police Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In all instances where a police officer is needed, a call to the Central Dispatch Center utilizing 911 is the best method.
Council agenda's are posted to the website by Friday around 12:00pm. Our meeting schedule is a Work Session on the 1st and 3rd Monday's at 5pm and Council Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Monday's at 7pm. All meetings are held at City Hall on the 2nd floor.
The City of Eaton Rapids maintains the minutes of all official meetings. Below is a link to the most recent meeting minutes along with a link to our minutes archive.
The City of Eaton Rapids... The link below will take you to the Eaton Rapids City Charter. Please be advised that the Complete and Official copy is available at City Hall.
The City of Eaton Rapids has many ordinances to keep our citizens safe. The link below will take you to the Eaton Rapids City Code and Ordinances
The City of Eaton Rapids budget is from July 1st to June 30th of each year. Below is a link to the current year's budget.
The City of Eaton Rapids is home to many wonderful parks, walking trails and businesses. The link below will take you to a map of the city to help you get there. Over the next couple of months we will introduce a more interactive map.
The DDA (Downtown Development Authority) meets on the 2nd Friday at 7am at City Hall. Below are the most recent meeting minutes.
Talk of the Town
Friday, July 25th - At Dusk - The Lego Movie at the Amphitheater
Saturday, July 26th - Par 3 Challenge at Bonnie View Golf
Monday, July 28th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting
Monday, August 4th - 5:00 p.m. Council Worksession
Tuesday, August 5th - ELECTION 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Public Safety Facility, 101 Line Street!
Friday, August 1st - Dusk, Hobbit 2 movie at the Amphitheater
Thursday, August 7th - 7:00 p.m. Pete Fetters Big Dog Blues music at the Amphitheater
Friday, August 8th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting
Friday, August 8th - Dusk, Philadelphia Story movie at the Amphitheater
Monday, August 11th - 10:30 a.m. Library Board Meeting
Monday, August 11th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting
Thursday, August 14th - 7:00 p.m. Chasin' God music at the Amphitheater
Friday, August 15th - Dusk, Sandlot movie at the Amphitheater
Sunday, August 17th - America's One Ring Wonder Circus at St. Peter Church
Monday, August 18th - 5:00 p.m. Council Worksession
Tuesday, August 19th - 7:00 p.m. Parks Board Meeting
Wednesday, August 20th - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Civil War Discovery Camp at GAR Island Park
Thursday, August 21st - 7:00 p.m. Media BAND music at the Amphitheater
Friday, August 22nd - 8:00 a.m. ER Medical Foundation Golf Outing
Friday, August 22nd - Dusk, Jungle Book movie at the Amphitheater
Monday, August 25th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 26th - 7:00 p.m. GAR Museum Presentation on John Wilkes Booth and Jefferson Davis
Thursday, August 28th - 7:00 p.m. Chasin' God music at the Amphitheater
Friday, August 29th - Dusk, The Nut Job movie at the Amphitheater