Last Night Was The First Coffee with a Cop event

I hope you are a “like” on our Facebook page or on our Twitter feed.  If you are, you’ve seen some photos of our first “Coffee with a Cop” event.  We know how important it is to engage our community and for you to see us and know us as your police and as individuals […]

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Barricaded Subject Last Night

Last night, in one of our neighborhoods in the south end of the city we received a call of a subject barricaded in a home with a machete threatening suicide.  He also threatened any officer who tried to come into his room.  He is a young adult with a history of mental health issues who […]

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Helping High School Students Have a Fun, Safe Prom Season

Guest Blog by Directed Patrol Officer Chris Mahon The Auburn Hills Police Department’s, Directed Patrol Unit and School Resource Officer Bryan Chubb worked in conjunction with the Avondale High School on 05/05/2015 to promote safe driving during prom season and throughout the rest of the year. The focus was to educate students about the dangers […]

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After woman’s death, overdoses, Minn. officials raise alarm over marijuana wax | Star Tribune

“Medical” marijuana is still just marijuana.  But it isn’t just plant material any more.  It is now in other forms–much more potent.  As Michigan gets closer to legalization, it is important to know all the facts.  There are 13 bills in the Legislature right now related to marijuana, including bills that would expand availability.  Is […]

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Spread the Word – We will NEVER ask you to buy a Green Dot Card, EVER

This scam just keeps happening and today Officer Brian Miller came upon a new twist.  He sent me this message: Just took a report from a resident who was called by a random 800 number.  Caller claimed to be from the IRS and advised the subject he owed tax money.  Caller told victim to buy a […]

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Inspiration

I draw inspiration from other police leaders.  I look for leaders I think are progressive and ethical.  Recently, I found a blog from one of my policing heroes that talks about another!  William Bratton, NYPD Commissioner (formerly of LAPD, Boston PD, NY Transit) wrote about Sir Robert Peel in April 2014.  Before Peel, policing had an […]

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Digital Boundaries and Teen Dating Violence: Part 2

Originally posted on HAVEN Give Hope A Voice:
Embed from Getty Images Guest post by: Emily Eisele, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN When Is It Abuse? Teens are often texting or tweeting, but how do you know if it is crossing the boundaries of a healthy relationship? It’s important to address with teens using media the dynamics of…

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No Need to Improve Security at Great Lakes Crossings –We’re Already There

If you are a news watcher, you are probably aware that there has been a report that an ISIL group released a video over the weekend suggesting that someone should attack shopping malls in America.  There has not been a specific threat against any mall in Michigan. Given the world we live in, we think about […]

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