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Tribal Police Main Line: 231-534-7777

Tribal Police (Confidential) TIP Line: 231-534-7158

Tribal Prosecutor’s Office: 231-534-7637

Emergency Preparedness: 231-534-7111

Fire / Rescue Department: 231-534-7666

Leelanau County Emergency Management: 911

Public Safety Department will provide for a safe environment for our community members and visitors, assist victims of crime with fairness, dignity and respect, protect the citizens of the Grand Traverse Band through effective prosecution of persons who violate criminal laws, protect the rights of persons accused, respond to an emergency or disaster and ensure that our natural resources are preserved and protected for future generations.

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Join the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians' emergency alert system, Regroup, for timely updates on emergencies, current events, and severe weather.

Please complete the form if you would like to receive communications from our mass notification system Regroup and have not received our Regroup mass notifications. 
If you have any questions or concerns about Regroup, please email: GtbGovt.News@gtb-nsn.gov

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