Police Department

  • Detroit Public Schools Community District

    8500 Cameron

    Detroit MI 48211

    Chief Ralph Godbee, Jr. 

    Chief of Police


    The Detroit Public Schools Community District  Police Department (DPSCD-PD) is the only school-based police department in the state of Michigan. We service more than 50,000 students, 7,000 staff, a community of 102 school buildings and approximately 10 other locations throughout the city.

    Using high-tech video surveillance cameras and alarms DPSCD-PD has the capabilities to monitor campuses 24-hours a day.



    • Office of the Chief
    • Office of the Deputy Chief
    • Patrol Operations
    • Access Control and Enterprise Services
      • Safety and Security
      • Criminal Conviction, Background Check and Live Scan Unit
    • Investigative Operations (IOS)
    • Operations









Contact Information

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    DPSCD Police Headquarters
    8500 Cameron, Detroit, MI 48211 

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