Police

1200 Oakwood Street

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

[email protected]

To report a crime or incident that is in progress, pick up a blue-light emergency phone or call 734.487.1222 or 911

Timely Warning & Community Safety Advisories

*****UPDATE-6/9/2021 -The Ypsilanti Police Department arrested a suspect in connection to the robbery several hours later. The investigation and identification of the second suspect is ongoing. *****

Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 21-06, Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Report of an Armed Robbery –  City of Ypsilanti - Off-Campus

Location: 301 W. Cross St (Got Burger), Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery in the area of Got Burger, east of campus. The incident occurred on June 8, 2021 at approximately 1:09 am.

YPD, WCSO and EMU Officers responded to the area and learned that two black males pulled a handgun and robbed two patrons of the restaurant in the parking lot. The suspect fled in a dark red to brown four door sedan north on Adams St. Property reported to be stolen was a handgun. No injuries were reported. Suspect descriptions provided by victim was:

Suspect #1: Tall black male with a short Afro wearing a black hoodie.

Suspect #2: Shorter black male with a short Afro wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.


Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 21-05, Friday, May 7, 2021

Report of shots fired – Ypsilanti - Off-Campus

Location: Collegewood St. and Hillside Court, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The Ypsilanti Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred today (May 7, 2021), at approximately 12:10 p.m. on Collegewood St. near Hillside Court, west of main campus.

The victim was taken to Saint Joseph Hospital by a third party with unknown injuries before police arrived.

The suspect vehicle is described as an older model, dark in color, Dodge Durango with tinted windows.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734.483.9510.


Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 21-04, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:35am

Report of an Armed Robbery – City of Ypsilanti - Off-Campus

Location: 500 Block of West Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery in the area of the 500 block of West Cross Street, south of campus. The incident occurred on April 20, 2021 at approximately 1:35 am.

YPD and EMU Officers responded to the area and learned that an unknown male entered a business and demanded money. The victims reported that the suspect implied he had a weapon, but no weapons were observed. The suspect fled on foot south on Perrin Street away from campus. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.


Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 21-03, Saturday, April 10, 2021

Report of shots fired - Death Investigation– City of Ypsilanti - Off-Campus

Location: Leforge Rd. Ypsilanti, MI

The Ypsilanti Police Department is currently investigating a shots fired - death investigation which occurred today (April 10, 2021) at approximately 1:38 a.m. in an apartment complex in the area of Leforge Rd and Green Rd.

There is no suspect description at this time.

There is no known connection to anyone at Eastern Michigan University. The investigation remains underway.

Anyone with information concerning this incident, please contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at (734) 483-9510.


***********Update 5/6/2021- The Suspect on the Moped was identified and arrested**************

Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 21-02, Thursday, April 8, 2021

Report of shots fired – Superior Township - Off-Campus

Location: MacArthur Blvd, Superior Township, MI 48198

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a complaint of Felonious Assault which occurred today (April 8, 2021) at approximately 2:30 p.m. on MacArthur Blvd. The involved vehicles fled the area and drove through the City of Ypsilanti near campus. The EMU Police Department was contacted by a third-party concerning this incident. The individual witnessed a person on a moped shoot at another vehicle near Lowell St. and Jarvis St. The vehicles continued southbound away from campus and one of the vehicles was involved in a crash near Michigan Ave.

No injuries are reported at this time.

The possible suspect vehicle is a black and white moped.

Anyone with information concerning this incident, please contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office at 734.994.2911.


Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 21-01, Sunday January 17, 2021 1:40pm

Report of shots fired – Suspects in custody - City of Ypsilanti - Off-Campus

Location: 200 Block of Normal St. Ypsilanti, MI 48197

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating an incident of shots being fired in the area of the 200 block of Normal St., south of campus. The incident occurred on 1/17/2021 at approximately 1:40 pm.

YPD and EMU Officers responded to the area and learned that two unknown persons had discharged a firearm striking a house. During the course of the investigation, two male suspects were identified and taken into custody. No EMU students were involved nor were there any reported injuries.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510


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