Police Officers

Matthew Bartus, Chief of Police


David Mckeon

Vision and Mission Statement

Vision Statement:

"Police and Community working together for a brighter future"

Mission Statement:

The Stockbridge Police Department is committed to serving the residents of the Village in a professional, courteous, and ethical manner with the highest regard for the protection of life and property.  To that end, we will work in union with the community to achieve mutual goals and ensure that the quality of life is enhanced; making Stockbridge a better place to live, work, and visit.  We are committed to reducing crime, upholding and enforcing the law; as well as preserving order.  This will be realized following a community policing philosophy that will not only foster a better relationship with the public, but will assist us in providing the best public service possible.


June 1, 2023

The Village of Stockbridge Police Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time school resource officer and patrol officer. The applicant must have good interpersonal, public relation skills and be able to work a variety of different environments.  During the school year, the resource officer’s main responsibility will be Stockbridge Junior/Senior High School, Pass Program, Emma Smith Elementary, and Heritage Elementary. The resource officer’s shift is 7am-3pm, but hours may be adjusted for school events or the needs of the school. The resource officer will be required to work road patrol on weeks where the school is not in session and the summer months.

To be considered for the full-time position, applicant must also meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Be a Michigan resident
  • Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license with clean driving record
  • MCOLES License
  • Be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, medical examination, and drug screen

Wages and Benefits:

  • Pay starts at $21/hour (Up to $25/hour based on experience)
  • Healthcare, vision, and dental
  • Paid time off
  • MERS pension

Please email your cover letter and resume to Chief Matthew Bartus at chief@vosmi.org. Feel free to contact the department with any questions (517)202-4426. Position is open till filled.

The Village of Stockbridge is an equal opportunity employer.

Village of Stockbridge Police Department Contact Information

Village of Stockbridge Police Department
305 W. Elizabeth Street, Room 106
Stockbridge, MI 49285

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 155 
Stockbridge, MI 49285


517-851-7517 (Phone) or 517-202-4426 (Patrol Cell Phone)



Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8am to 3pm


About The Program

The Take Back Meds Program is a joint effort between local pharmacies, law enforcement, as well as government agencies to provide residents with safe, convenient access to proper medicine disposal. Take Back Meds includes many local pharmacies and law enforcement agencies accepting your unwanted medications.

Disposing of your medicines at one of these locations will ensure that your medicines will not be stolen from the garbage, will not enter our environment and deters abuse and overdoses at home.

For more information visit: http://www.takebackmeds.org

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