Countywide Law Enforcement
All police departments in Ingham County have a number designator assigned to the department.
Most departments use this number as the first digit in their unit number.
1 = Lansing Police Department (Although they use 1, 2, and 3 to designate shifts)
2 = East Lansing Police Department
5 = Ingham County Sheriff Department
6 = Michigan State University Police Department
7 = Ingham County Parks
8 = Lansing Township Police Department (8A24-8A28)
9 = Meridian Township Police Department
11 = MSP Post 11
12 = Mason Police Department
13 = Stockbridge Police Department (13A32)
14 = Webberville (Patrolled by Ingham County Sheriff, 14A11)
15 = Williamston Police Department (15A1 - 15A3)
17 = Delhi Township (Patrolled by Ingham County Sheriff, 17A52-56)
18 = Leslie Police Department (18A82)
20 = Lansing Community College Police Department (20A1, 20A2)
TYPE OF UNIT
Adam = One man patrol car
Bike = Bicycle (East Lansing/MSU)
Boston = Two man patrol car
Charlie = Command (Ingham County Sheriff)
David = Detective
Edward = County Emergency Services/County Heavy Rescue
Frank = Community Police Officer/Bicycle (Lansing-Delhi TWP.)
Ida = Lansing one man patrol car if two district cars are on at same time
K9 = Canine Unit
Lincoln = Mason School Resource Officer
Mary = Motorcycle
Nora = Narcotics (Tri-County Metro)
Ocean = Lansing Special Ops/SOD
Sam = Special Assignment Ex. DWI enforcement(Also ICSD traffic grant unit)
Tom = Traffic Unit
William = Ingham County Weighmaster
ASSIGNED PATROL AREAS
5A5 = Alaiedon Township
5A6 = All County (Countywide)
5A7 = West County (West of Meridian Road)
5A8 = East County (East of Mertdian Road)
5A9 = South County
5A10 = North County
5K96 = Same as 5A5, etc.
5T6 = Countywide Traffic Enformcement (Unless there is another traffic unit)
Lansing Police Units
Adam One Officer unit.
Boston: Two Officer unit.
K-9: Tracking or Narcotics Dog.
1 Boston 15 = First shift; Boston type of unit; Badge number.