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Public Safety

Springfield Department of Public Safety is a diverse department made up of the Calhoun County Springfield Law Enforcement Team (through the City's contract with the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office) and Springfield Fire Department. This combines law enforcement and fire services into a unified organization with a goal of providing the highest level of professional public service to our community.

Dispatching emergency and non-emergency calls are handled through the Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch:  315 Green Street, Marshall, MI. (269-781-0911)

Citizens can visit the Springfield Department of Public Safety building for services such as Freedom of Information Act requests, burn permits, licenses to purchase handguns, and sex offender registration.

331_sherrifLaw Enforcement

The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office Springfield Law Enforcement Team provides policing services to the citizens of Springfield.  The service includes:

  • Answering calls for service (criminal and civil)
  • Traffic enforcement
  • Animal control
  • Criminal investigations
  • Crime prevention education
Visit the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department website.

320_Fire_Pics_3Fire and Rescue

Springfield Fire Department has state-of-the-art equipment and training for use in fighting fires, responding to automobile accidents, and responding to any event where lives are in danger. Springfield Fire Department is made up of paid-on-call firefighters as well as multiple mutual aid agreements with surrounding departments; the V.A. Fire Department is on automatic mutual aid.