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Chief of Police Jon Gale
Norton Shores Police Department
4814 Henry Street
Norton Shores, MI 49441
Phone: (231) 733-2691
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Police Officer Jonathan Ginka was killed in a single vehicle crash when his patrol vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Officer Ginka was extricated from the vehicle and transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Ginka is the 9th law enforcement officer to be killed in a single vehicle crash in 2017 and the first officer fatality from the state of Michigan.