Greetings from the Chief’s office!

Hello residents of Auburn Hills, business members and employees, visitors and friends alike. It is my privilege to serve as your police chief of this great police department located in such a robust and exciting city. The first month and a half have been very busy as I have had the opportunity to meet staff, […]

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The Time Has Come to Say Good-bye

As you may know, I have announced my retirement after 22 years as the Auburn Hills Chief of Police.  It has been my honor to lead the men and women of the Auburn HIlls Police Department.  They are an amazing group of people who go into the community every day and do their best to […]

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Were You a Victim of Identity Theft?

We are having a rash of identity theft cases where a person’s identity was used to file a claim for unemployment.  It is incredibly common – even police chiefs I know are reporting that it happened to them.  Soon we will be taking reports of cases where identities were stolen to file a tax return […]

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Proud to Have 2 New DRE Officers!

We are very pleased to announce that two of our officers are newly trained Drug Recognition Experts!  Officers Riedy and Sears completed 72 hours of classroom training and will now head to the 3rd phase of the program which is a field practical in Phoenix testing drugged people in the Maricopa County Jail.  All of […]

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The Problem of Cyber Crimes Reporting

I just had a conversation with Sgt Rick Leonard this morning on this very issue.  He was telling me his concerns about the reports of unemployment insurance identity fraud cases that are rampant right now.  They will shortly be followed by the tax return fraud cases.  He is concerned because we have no way to […]

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Phishing Happens All the Time – Avoid Becoming A Victim

We are seeing increased cases of phishing lately.  Here is a note we received from a shift commander in the daily recap of activity: Officer was dispatched to a company that received an email from a company in China about owing them money. Everything looked legitimate as they knew they owed the company money but […]

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