Public Safety

Texas Township contracts with the Kalamazoo Sheriff’s Department to provide additional police protection to our residents. Two Sheriff’s Deputies assigned to our township actively patrol the community and monitor any homes participating in our Home Watch program.

If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1. The KCSD non-emergency phone number is 269-383-8821.

Crime Statistics

Texas Township is a relatively low-crime community. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department has live crime mapping available.

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The Texas Township Fire Department was created in 1947 out of necessity for the township to provide its own Fire Department. The Texas Township Fire Department services all 36 square miles of the township and provides backup to the surrounding municipalities including Oshtemo, Portage, Mattawan, and more. 

Fire Chief: Chad Tackett

Phone: 269-375-4610

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Ambulance Services

Life EMS is the contracted ambulance services provider for Texas Township. They are a first-rate emergency medical care company.