Public Safety
In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1

Charleston Township prides itself on a safe and secure environment. All township safety concerns are covered by the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department and the Galesburg/Charleston Fire Department.

In a non-emergency situation, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department can be contacted at (269) 385-6173 or via their web-site. www.kalcounty.com/sheriff

In a non-emergency situation, the Galesburg-Charleston Fire Department can be contacted by calling the station at (269) 665-9491, or by calling Fire Chief Kevin Roomsburg at (269) 720-2118. You can also visit the fire department's web-site! www.gcfirerescue.org

The township permits open burning in certain, specific circumstances. The township urges all residents to use extreme care and caution when utilizing open burning. Burning regulations are covered within the Township's Fire and Safety Code Ordinance (#74) and can be viewed by clicking here.