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Police Officer Employment Application

The City of Melvindale Police Department is accepting applications.  CLICK HERE for details and deadlines, and CLICK HERE for an application.  The application deadline is October 9, 2018.

DPW Job Postings (8/10/2018)

New DPW Job Postings have been listed on the Department of Public Works page (Click Here).

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Days

Wayne County Department of Public Service's Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) has finalized its schedule of countywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections for 2018.  The HHW collections run from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and are scheduled for:

  • Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Henry Ford Community College (click here for brochure) located at 5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn;
  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Westland Shopping Center located at 35000 Warren Road and Nankin Blvd. in Westland; and
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus located at 21000 Northline Road, Taylor.

These collections are open to Wayne County residents only.

Wayne County Delinquent Tax Mobile App

The Wayne County Treasurer's Office now has a free mobile app to make it more convenient to pay your Delinquent Property Taxes.  Click Here for their brochure.

For those who would like to pay their delinquent taxes using Wayne County's website, at, an online payment tutorial video is also available on Youtube.  Click Here to view the video.


Melvindale Police Department

On Thursday, April 5th 2018, the Melvindale Police Department will be merging dispatch services with the City of Dearborn. Dispatch services WILL NOT be interrupted. Emergency 911 calls will be answered by the Dearborn Dispatch Center.

If the nature of your call is not an emergency, use the unchanged non-emergency phone number (313) 429-1070 and listen to the extension prompts to be connected to the service division you wish to speak with.

There will be NO change to daily patrol operations. Melvindale Police Department will be operating and servicing calls 7 days a week 24 hours a day.

The Police Department Lobby and City Hall will now have the same hours of operation:


Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Monday – Friday 1:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.


Monday – Friday 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

During closed lobby hours, the call box located at the front entrance of City Hall, may be utilized. The call box is a direct line to the Dearborn Dispatch Center. Upon your request Officers will immediately be dispatched to your location.

Police Chief

John Allen

Click Here for PDF version of notice.


Municipal Offices

3100 Oakwood Blvd.
Melvindale, MI 48122
P: 313.429.1040
F: 313.383.3993

Regular business hours
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch

See a map & get directions.