Springfield public safety

Both Battle Creek and Calhoun County Sheriff have proposed fees of just over $6-million to patrol city for five years

Springfield City Manager says large tax increase would be needed to continue operating police department

Springfield is seeking proposals to possibly contract out police work

Police services could be contracted out to the city of Battle Creek or Calhoun County Sheriff Department

Springfield could contract with Calhoun County or the neighboring City of Battle Creek for police service as one way to head off looming budget deficits.