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224 W. Buffalo St.
New Buffalo, MI 49117

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Office: 269-469-1593
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      ***********PRESS RELEASE************

On 5/12/16 at approximately 5:24pm, Berrien County Dispatch advised of a possible structure fire on Sand Rd, in New Buffalo City.  Berrien Dispatch advised the caller could see smoke coming from the very large building, later determined to be 702 Sand Rd.   When New Buffalo City Police arrived on scene, heavy black smoke was seen coming from the entire length of the roof.  The New Buffalo City Fire Department was in route to the scene and advised on the situation.  Upon the Fire Department’s arrival on scene, they began to knock the fire down, and were assisted on scene by New Buffalo Township Fire, Chikaming Township Fire, and Michiana Shore Fire Department.  Also on scene were members of the New Buffalo Township Police and Pokagon Tribal Police,  Medic 1 was on standby.  No injuries were reported, and the building was unoccupied.  It took firefighters approximately 5 hours to extinguish the fire, not before extensive damage was done to the contents of the building.  It was determined that the building was used for storage. 

Witnesses are currently being interviewed, and the origin and cause of the fire are not yet known. 

On behalf of all 1st responders on scene, we would like to thank Redamak’s and Friends of New Buffalo Township for supplying them with water and food during this incident. 

As this is currently on open investigation, no further information is available at this time. As it becomes available, future press releases will be sent.


 

********Press Release********      

 Over the weekend of November 13th -15th, New Buffalo City Police Officers were notified of approximately seven (7) motor vehicles that had been broken into sometime between the hours of midnight and 3am on November 14th

The vehicles were located in various neighborhoods throughout the City.  The vehicles were all left unlocked by owners, and it appears the suspect(s) took loose currency leaving behind most other valuables. It was reported that other vehicles had been ransacked, but nothing was reported to be missing. They wanted police to be aware of it.

New Buffalo City Police are again reminding homeowners lock the doors to their vehicles, homes, and any out buildings on their properties, and to report any suspicious activity or people in your neighborhood to the New Buffalo City Police Department, at
269-469-1593. 

 


 

 

NBC PD

The New Buffalo City Police Department serves and protects the City of New Buffalo, which includes approximately 2.5 square miles, a year-round population of approximately 2,000 people, and a seasonal population, which is much larger.  The department is made up of seven full-time officers, plus part-time, reserve, and seasonal officers.  The Department supervises the City Beach lifeguards.

 

 


 

FREE GUN LOCKS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE NEW BUFFALO POLICE DEPARTMENT LOBBY

 

Click here for a New Parents Guide to Gun Safety in the home.  Please remember to lock firearms for the protection of all members of the household.

 


 

TWO NEW FULL TIME POLICE OFFICERS

 

Officer Burrow Officer Hockenhull

 

The New Buffalo Police Department is glad to announce the addition of two new patrol officers to the department.

Officer David Burrow was sworn in by Deputy Clerk Christin Rice on March 18, 2015. Officer Burrow was a member of the Laramie County Sherriff’s Department in Cheyenne, Wyoming, for seven years. He attended the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy in Douglas, Wyoming. His training as a Drug Recognition Expert through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,... a certified Field Training Officer and Bicycle Patrol training will be a great asset to our department. Officer Burrow grew up in Gobles, Michigan.

Officer David Hockenhull has been a part time officer in New Buffalo since November, 2013. He became a full time officer on March 26, 2015. Officer Hockenhull attended the Kalamazoo Law Enforcement Training Center Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has been a former member of the Detroit and South Bend Police Departments, as well as a security officer at Four Winds Casino. He has been actively patrolling our community for more than a year.

We welcome both officers to our team and look forward to their future contributions and involvement in our community.

 


 

Patrolman Dan Hansen and Ando

K-9 Unit: Patrolman Dan Hansen with Ando.

 

Officer Hansen in NBCPD Marine Patrol Boat

Patrolman Dan Hansen in the NBCPD Marine Patrol Boat.

 

This page last updated on 5/13/2016.

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