Ben Guile  
Police Department
Title: Police Chief
Phone: 989-823-8531
Police Chief Ben Guile


Ben is a lifelong resident of the city along with his wife Heather and their four children. He attended school here and graduated from Vassar High. He has a Bachelors degree in criminal justice from Saginaw Valley State University and has been decorated for professional excellence and Valor in the line of duty as member of the police department.

Ben has been a member of the Vassar Police Department for 15 years. He was hired as a part-time patrolman by the city in April 1997. He became a full time officer in April of 1999. In 2002 he was appointed as school resource officer and served in that role until 2005. In 2005 he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant and served in that roll until he took over as interim Police Chief upon the retirement of our prior Chief.

On September 4th 2012 he was sworn in as Vassar's 7th Police Chief. As Police Chief, Ben Guile is responsible for two full time officers, one regular part-time officer, seven part-time officers, and seven crossing guards.

His duties include supervision of a 24/7, 365 days a year police department, patrol work, criminal investigations, administrative work, scheduling, special event security, departmental budgeting, and to provide through community oriented policing a safe environment for the citizens of the City of Vassar to live, grow and play. 

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