Traffic Unit / Special Events

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Parking Enforcement Group
The Motorcycle Unit is responsible for promoting traffic safety and coordinating special events such as parades, runs, marches and protests, occurring in the City of Lansing. This unit promotes Lansing as a safe and desirable location to hold local, state, national, and international events. The Unit consists of a sergeant and 4 officers, all of which are assigned Harley Davidson motorcycles. The unit can be contacted at 517-483-4667.

Parking Enforcement Unit


Parking Enforcement workers patrol assigned areas by scooter and foot and respond to parking complaints.  They provide customer service to the public by providing answers concerning parking regulations, alternative parking solutions, directions, and other information as needed.  Sergeant Leith Curtis commands the unit which consists of four Parking Enforcement workers.

Traffic Follow-Up

The Traffic Follow-Up Officer is responsible for a variety of duties which include:

  • Quality control on crash reports for accuracy
  • Completing follow-up investigations on incomplete/or hit and run crashes
  • Managing the police departments towed vehicle system
  • Organizing the City’s abandoned vehicle auctions
  • Maintaining proper records
  • Ensuring correct LEIN entries are made. 

The Traffic Follow-Up Officer is Penni Elton.  Officer Penni Elton can be reach at (517) 483-4668 or [email protected].  Sergeant Leith Curtis oversees Traffic Follow-Up.


Subpoena Officer


The Subpoena Officer is responsible for all duties related to the intake and delivery of 54-A District Court and 30th Circuit Court notices from the Ingham County Prosecutors office and the Lansing City Attorney’s office.  Officer Michelle Hood is the LPD Subpoena Officer.  Officer Hood can be reached at (517) 483-6868 ext. 2606.  Sergeant Leith Curtis oversees the Subpoena Officer.  Sergeant Curtis can be reached by email at