Sheriff's Office

Ottawa County Sheriff's Office
Georgetown Charter Township

Sgt. Michael Tamminga, Supervisor

Mission Statement

The mission of those serving Georgetown Charter Township as members of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is to work in conjunction with township officials to preserve public order, support the constitution of the State of MI, and enforce laws and ordinances of our state, county, and township in a professional and courteous manner.

Law Enforcement

For emergencies, call 911

Law enforcement services are provided to the residents of Georgetown Charter Township by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.  
For other non-emergency law enforcement issues, call:
Ottawa County Central Dispatch - (800) 249-0911

General Information

Georgetown Charter Township has enhanced their policing efforts through the contracting of additional law enforcement services with the Sheriff's Office. A product of a special partnership between Georgetown Charter Township, Jenison Area Public Schools and Ottawa County is the School Resource Deputy position at Jenison Public Schools, with significant involvement in the Township during non-committed school hours. Georgetown Charter Township is also committed to traffic safety with the assignment of a full time traffic position.

Paramedic E-Unit

Georgetown Township also contracts with the Sheriff's Office for 24-hour coverage of a state certified paramedic e-unit which handles medical emergencies. The paramedic units also respond to general police related calls and are involved with traffic enforcement.

All requests for law enforcement service should be made to Central Dispatch at (800) 249-0911 (non-emergency) or in the case of an emergency, call 911 directly.

Ottawa County Central

Dispatch participates in the Smart911 program. Sign up for Smart911 and create your own Safety Profile to give 9-1-1 valuable information about yourself, family members, your home, pets and even vehicles that will automatically display on the 9-1-1 call taker's screen when you make an emergency call. It's private and secure and you control what information is in your profile. These details can save valuable seconds or even minutes during an emergency. More Information


Georgetown Township along with the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office recommends residents familiarize themselves with the ordinances to be aware of the restrictions/rules of certain activities. Georgetown Township Ordinances

Crime Free Multi-Housing

Managers of multi-housing communities (apartments, duplexes, manufactured home communities, etc.) are invited to take part in this program. Managers will be trained in strategies to help curb crime in their communities and will receive information on the incidents which have occurred in their communities through a direct monthly meeting with a deputy.

Silent Observer Tips

Help solve crimes & share information.

Silent Observer Tips can be made by telephone at (877) 88-SILENT (745368), or through the web or text by sending "OCMTIP," plus your message to 274637. View more information.

Medication/Drug Disposal

In conjunction with the Ottawa County Health Department, there is a pharmaceutical collection box located in the lobby of the 58th District Court at 3100 Port Sheldon Rd, Hudsonville MI, 49426. This is for all residents to dispose of unwanted and expired drugs/medications.