City of Saginaw MI -
Community Public Safety

The Community Public Safety Department includes the Police Department, the Fire Department, and the Code Enforcement Division.


Police Department strives for the continuous development of Saginaw as a model city - where people want to live, to conduct business and to visit. As a professional organization, the police department will use their talents to create and sustain a safe environment for all.

Fire Department

The Saginaw Fire Department, utilizing available resources to provide the highest possible standards of firefighter professionalism, will protect the community against loss of life, the destruction of property, and assist in injury reduction.

Code Enforcement

The function of this division is to protect the general health, safety and welfare of the public administering and enforcing the City's building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, housing and general codes and other ordinances. The division is also responsible for aspects of the Zoning Code, historical issues and the dangerous building program. In combination, these efforts are designed to enhance the quality of life for residents, fight blight and to eliminate unsafe living conditions.


Enhanced Law Enforcement Response to Victims Initiative:

The Saginaw Police Department is one of only three law enforcement agencies in the country that has been selected to participate in a unique program designed to help reduce crime, support victims, and enhance public safety. We ask that the residents of Saginaw participate in this anonymous survey being conducted by Saginaw Valley State University. Your participation will help the City of Saginaw Police Department expand its capacity to meet the needs of crime victims, and broaden those services where a need is indicated. This short survey is available online at the following button:

Take Survey

How to pre apply for a water utility account:

Pre application instructions can be found here:

Water Billing


Did you know?
The City of Saginaw's TV station (SGTV) is now live online, 24/7? Visit
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Learn more about MMWA 1 step recycling :
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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules have changed. To see how the City of Saginaw is now handling FOIA requests, please visit our new FOIA page.


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