Public Safety

Police Protection

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. Please click on the links below to view our most recent crime statistics.

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Additionally, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department has live crime mapping available. Residents may sign up through the crime mapping website to receive alerts when crime has been reported near them.

Fire Department

The Texas Township Fire Department was created in 1947 out of necessity for the township to provide their 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



Online Burn Permit Form

Ambulance Services

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