Great Lakes Crossings was fun and safe for holiday shopping

Holiday shopping season is over for 2014.  Every year we plan how we will assist the retailers and the guests of our shopping district to have an enjoyable and safe time while in our town.  So we like to take a look at last year and compare to this year to see the impacts of […]

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Will You Put a Blue Light in Your Window?

On behalf of the men and women of the Auburn Hills Police Department, I’d like to thank the many members of this community who have demonstrated their support with expressions of care that we received this past couple of weeks.  People have sent us gifts of food, cards, cans of pop, cases of bottled water. […]

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Every Kid Deserves a Christmas

Yesterday while we were at the Prosecutor’s Office for their holiday lunch, we were witness to the comments of Judge Cooper and their lead prosecutors about the efforts of their office to bring Christmas to the forgotten children of Oakland County’s Mandy’s Place.  It is clearly a passionate subject for them.  Prosecutor Cooper talked about […]

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Detective Brian Martin Honored by Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper

Today we were privileged to attend Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper’s holiday lunch for her staff where she presented several awards to members of her own staff, police officers and detectives for their work over the past year. AHPD Detective Brian Martin was one of the police investigators who was singled out for this  “Distinguished Service Award.”  It […]

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New Child Safety Resource

I had the opportunity to attend a chief executive seminar at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in Alexandria, Virginia a few years ago to learn more about the resources they offer to police investigators in the case of a missing or abducted child.  I learned a great deal while I was there […]

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Cyberbullying

With the rapid growth of technology in recent years, we’ve been seeing and hearing about an influx of a new type of youth victimization known as cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is bullying through technology, such as computers and cell phones. We are in an era where 95% of teens communicate through social media and nearly 80% of teens use a […]

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Hall of Shame: Cops catch ‘King of Craigslist’ – Fox 2 News Headlines

Here’s an interesting investigative news story by Fox 2 that we just completed.  I appreciated Huel Perkins’ and Rob Walchek’s comments at the end of the story where they each commented on what a great job Detective Brian Martin did on this case.  Nice to see instances where good work is recognized publicly.   Hall […]

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For

Originally posted on HAVEN Give Hope A Voice:
Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or dating partner. It knows no boundaries and transcends all socio-economic classes, levels of…

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