Eastern Michigan University

Police Department

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  • EMU Police Emergency: 734.487.1222 or 911
  • Non-Emergency Police Dispatch: 734.487.1222


The administrative section is responsible for the overall operation of the University Police. Specific duties include long term planning, budgeting and fiscal priorities, employee development and training, policy decisions, staffing issues, records maintenance, and computerized database administration. 

Office of the Chief of Police

  • Chief Robert Hieghes¬†

Field Operations

  • Lt. Doug Wing, Patrol Divison
Operations Division
  • Lt. Daniel Karrick, Investigative Lieutenant
Administrative Division
  • Interim Deputy Chief Jeffery Nesmith, Administrative

The department's clerical support staff includes:

  • Anita Amrhein, Administrative Secretary
  • Julie Heighes, Records

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