Traffic Bureau

The bureau's functions are:

  • Investigate traffic accidents involving death, serious injury, or hit and run
  • License ice cream vendors and taxi-cabs
  • Approve of vendors for Christmas tree sales
  • Maintain motorcycles for patrols
  • Data collection of all traffic crash information
  • Recommend all traffic control devices
  • Respond to citizen complaints about traffic violators
  • Review new construction site plans for the smooth flow of vehicular traffic

Traffic Report

Purchase a copy of a traffic crash report.

Digital Display for the RoadRadar Trailers

The City of Westland has purchased two Decatur Radar Trailers. The Radar Trailers are able to capture the speed of an oncoming vehicle and display it to the approaching driver. These radar trailers can be placed in your neighborhood.

You may request one of the Radar Trailers to be placed in your neighborhood by sending an email to Brandon Paris.  Please include in your email, your name, address, email address and the location you would like the trailer parked. The Trailer will be available Monday thru Friday, April thru November. Weather permitting.

Crossing Guards

Are you interested in giving back to the community and helping protect our community's children?  The Westland Police Department is looking for candidates to serve as a crossing guard.  Crossing guards will receive training in topics such as stranger danger, CPR/First Aid, missing persons, and more.  Crossing guards will work at a variety of posts in school parking lots and at intersections throughout the city.

Please review the Crossing Guard Application and to submit the completed application for employment possibilities.