Chief's Message

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Chief SchaferThe Hastings Police Department is committed to respectful, efficient, and effective service to all who live, work, and visit our beautiful and historic City.  

The men and women who serve you are committed to preventing crime and disorder. We recognize that partnerships and collaboration in problem-solving is key to accomplishing this mission. At the end of the day, our safest neighborhoods are the result of people and our police officers working together.  

We are approachable, accountable, trustworthy, and responsive to your needs, always striving to improve the quality of life and safety of our residents and visitors. 

If you should ever need my assistance, don’t hesitate to contact me. 


Bryan D. Schafer
Chief of Police