Hours & Contact Information

City Hall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Closed for Lunch: 12:30pm-1:30pm

Friday 8:00am-1:00pm

Closed on Holidays


Phone:  810-735-7980

Fax: 810-735-4793

Emergency: 911


Police (Non-Emergency)

Fire (Non-Emergency)


132 E. Broad St.

Linden, MI 48451

PO Box 507


Downtown Development Authority


Mission Statementpolice photo

The Linden Police Department is committed to excellence in providing effective high quality service to the community in a professional and courteous manner.  We are committed to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in our City.  We protect everyone's rights and property, and treat each person with the respect and dignity they deserve.

The Linden Police Department is dedicated to working with neighborhood residents, schools, and businesses to identify community problems and concerns, and to work together to find the best solution.

Finger Printing

The Department provides court ordered fingerprints only. Applicant fingerprinting is now provided by State of Michigan approved vendors. Applicants requiring fingerprinting may call 1-866-226-2952 for an appointment or access the IIS web site.


Alerts powered by Smart911 is the official emergency notification system used by Genesee County 9-1-1 (effective June 1, 2018) to communicate with community residents during emergencies. Sign up now to receive free alerts from Genesee County via text message, email, and/or voice message.

  • Add your address to receive geo-targeted alerts
  • Indicate what types of alerts you want to receive including weather, traffic, emergency, and more.
  • Indicate how you want to be notified by text, email, and/or voice message.

 Register online today.

Police Reports

Police reports can be obtained at the police department during normal business hours by persons who are a party involved in the incident.  The cost for a police report is $10.00.  Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, some information may be removed or redacted, prior to the report being released.   Persons not involved in the incident must file a request for reports through the City Clerk pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.

The Linden Police Department is committed to providing a safe community for you and your children. I take great pride in our officers and the service we provide to the community each day.

We welcome your comments.


Chief Scott D. Sutter
132 E. Broad St. Linden, MI 48451
Email Scott


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Family Preparedness Guide and Family Emergency Plan Sheet

Emergency Preparedness Kit Checklist

Pet Emergency Preparedness Kit

Vacation Dwelling Check Form

Michigan State Police

MI Sex Offender Registry

Crime Stoppers - Anonymous Tip Line 1-800-SPEAK UP (1-800-773-2587)

67th District Court

7th Circuit Court

MI State Police Crime Prevention - Updated as needed with Local scams, crimes, and suspects

FBI Be Crime Smart

Call 911 for Police Services

The Police Department participates in the countywide dispatch center operation.  Some communities prefer that 911 only be used for emergencies, many Genesee County communities use 911 for all dispatch services.  To report crimes, accidents or other situations in the City of Linden that need police, fire or emergency medical response, call 911.   

General Assistance

If we can be of service to you, please allow us the opportunity to assist. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office at 810-735-5454.