This is Police Week – Words from the President on Listening to Police

Granting Medal of Valor, Obama says U.S. must listen to police – Chicago Tribune President Barack Obama called on the nation Monday to support and listen to its law enforcement officers as he bestowed the  Medal  of Valor  on 13 officers who risked their lives to save others. Source: Granting Medal of Valor, Obama says […]

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Telling My Story

Yesterday I had the great honor of being a member of a panel of women speakers at an Auburn Hills, Rochester Chamber of Commerce event called “Women Tell All…Almost.”  I am frequently called upon to speak about policing topics which I enjoy doing very much.  This time was different because I had to talk about […]

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Lock Your Cars 2

You might recall that we have been hard hit lately by thefts from cars.  We’ve been working with neighboring cities who are also getting hit and using resources we have to our best advantage.  I’d like to thank our night shift commanders for their efforts to combat the problem by conducting saturation patrols when they […]

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Lock Your Car!!

You may know that we have been struggling with thefts from vehicles all summer.  We have made some arrests but since these are non violent crimes, these subjects are out of jail nearly right away.  Our neighboring communities are having the same problem so we are working with them. We are trying to analyze the […]

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USA TODAY: Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

From USA TODAY Marijuana poses more risks than many realize Doctors say they’re increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it. Colorado and Washington state have legalized recreational marijuana, and medical use is allowed in 21 states and Washington, D.C. USA TODAY’s Liz […]

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Hash oil explosions rise with legalized marijuana – Boulder Daily Camera

Here are two interesting stories out of Colorado highlighting some new concerns that I think few people foresaw.  As Michigan considers whether to make it legal for recreational use these are factors to think about.   Hash oil explosions rise with legalized marijuana – Boulder Daily Camera.   Colorado works to edit the rules governing […]

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MDOT Open House on University Bridge Replacement

On Wednesday, May 7, 2013 MDOT will be hosting an Open House for the public on the plans for the replacement of the University Bridge over I-75.   Wednesday, May 7, 2014 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Auburn Hills Community Center Here are the details: 75 Udrive public mtg

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Prevent the “Yikes!” Caused by Frozen Pipes

Originally posted on Developing Thoughts:
Posted by – Shawn Keenan, Water Resources Coordinator If you’ve ever had the misfortune of having a water pipe freeze and burst in your home you know the damage it can cause.  The water can run through your walls and ceiling and into your basement, leading to major repairs or…

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