Bay City

To provide the highest quality
of police services for the community
in a professional and caring manner.

Reserve Program



The Bay City Police Reserve Unit is a uniformed volunteer program. We generally have 20-25 schooled Reserve Officers whom are commanded by a Reserve Lieutenant. Reserve Officers provide over 2000 hours of service to the City of Bay City each year.

Training Academy

Each year, after a recuit drive for new Reserve Officers, an academy is held one day a week from January…

Officer Details

The Bay City Police Department utilizes these non-paid Reserve Officers for such details as: St. Patrick's Day Parade Fourth of…

Help Prevent Crime

In an effort to better serve our community, we have developed an online notification system which will greatly improve our communication with you. 

Traffic Watch

Request extra police attention to the traffic in your neighborhood. 

Online Form

Vacation Watch

Request extra patrols for your home or business if you are planning to be gone for an extended period of time. 

Online Form

Graffiti Notification

Help keep our city beautiful by informing us of new graffiti problems. 

Online Form

Other Requests

Send a request to the desk officer.

Online Form

The City of Bay City   301 Washington Ave, Bay City, MI 48708   baycitylogo    Phone: (989) 894-8200    Fax: (989) 894-0704    Email