Fire and Police

Lakeview District Fire Department

fire truck, lakeviewThe Lakeview District Fire Department is located at 117 Park Street in Lakeview.

      Not only does the LDFD serve the needs of the Village of Lakeview, It serves the needs of our neighboring township's: Cato, Hinton, Pine and Winfield.


pat carr, lakeview fire chiefThe departments operations are overseen by the Fire Board which is comprised of member's of the township's Board of Trustees. The Fire Board appointed Pat Carr as Fire Chief to direct the department's day-to-day operations and oversee a staff of 29 volunteer firefighters.  The Fire Department also has Auto-Aid agreements with other townships to help in the event of an emergency.  All funding for the Fire Department comes through township taxes.

fire truckContact Pat Carr (Fire Chief) at 989-560-2858, Chris Bunker (Asst. Chief) at 616-915-3673 or Bob Griffes at 989-352-6101 for burn permits.

Police Department

Darin Dood, Chief of PoliceDarin Dood, Chief of Police

The Village Police Department is located at Village Hall, 315 South Lincoln Avenue.

We currently have two full time officers and five part time officers.

If you have an emergency and you need an officer, please call 911.

Lakeview Police: 989-352-6211
Dispatch Center: 989-831-3500
Emergency Dispatch: 911

Lieutenant Olson

Quality of Life Award

quality of life awardThe Lakeview Area Community Fund presented the Quality of Life Award to Chief Dood and the Village of Lakeview Police Department on behalf of the Lakeview Community. The LAPD excel in their commitment to enhance the quality of life for our community and consistently provide excellent service to the residents of Lakeview. Thank you LAPD!