Police Services

Police Services incorporates the active response to emergencies within the community, the investigation of crime, the training and/or awareness necessary to prevent crime, and the coordination of all city services during a major emergency incident or disaster.

Police PatchMessage From The Chief

Hutchinson Police Services’ staff are committed to
serving the residents of Hutchinson with pride, professionalism and compassion.  We employ 25 sworn officers comprised of Patrol, Investigations and Emergency Management along with 16 support staff comprised of Administrative, and Hospital Security personnel.  We are a little unique in that we provide security services to our local hospital, Hutchinson Health.

We do not take your support for granted and appreciate the opportunity to serve you.  It is my desire that we find ways to partner with you to solve any problems that may arise. Your safety continues to be our number one priority.  We continue to be proactive in our enforcement efforts to keep Hutchinson a safe community in which to live and work.

Our mission:  To facilitate public protection from crime and provide services that enhance the safety and quality of life of the citizens.

Our motto:  Sworn to protect, proud to serve.

I encourage you to explore this web site, to stay apprised of the various public safety issues highlighted by this service. I hope that you enjoy your tour of our department’s information. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our department.

Chief Thomas Gifferson
Director of Police & Emergency Management
Hutchinson Police Services
214 1st Ave NE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Email Chief Gifferson
Office: (320) 234-4290
Fax: (320) 587-6427

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