Officer Hodges Receives a Surprising Thank You from a Person He Arrested

Just before Thanksgiving we received an interesting delivery at the station for Officer Ian Hodges.  It was simply dropped off with very little fanfare.  Ian wasn’t working so my assistant Quentessa took custody of the box and when she checked inside she found this very interesting glass plaque award.  It was clearly expensive and very well […]

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Another Case of Children in a Car with a Passed Out Parent

We had 2 unscheduled visitors to our Investigations Bureau today.  Good thing we have high quality detective/parents who knew just what to do.  They were with their mother who passed out in a store parking lot this morning and when passers-by couldn’t awaken her, they called 911.  She went to the hospital and Officer Jayson […]

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Guest Blogger, Officer Brian Miller on the 2017 AHPD Citizen Academy

When Chief Olko approached me about hosting and planning our 2017 Citizen Police Academy,  I was excited to be able to finally show our citizens what the Auburn Hills Police do – and why.  To destroy the myths about policing and give an in-depth view of the realities of policing. The Academy started in September […]

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No Shave Movember

November has been declared “No Shave Movember” for Auburn Hills Police and Fire.  For the last several years we have deviated from our strict appearance rules to allow beards for this month only to raise funds for men’s health .  Our charity is the Movember Foundation which supports men’s  health initiatives.   Prostate cancer  and  testicular cancer […]

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Optimists Honor Crossing Guard Tamera Eddington as Police Employee of the Year

The Morning Optimist Club of Auburn Hills has been honoring police officers annually for many, many years.  This year they asked us to include other police employees for consideration.  Our School Resource Officer Brian Miller seized the opportunity and nominated our Adult Crossing Guard, Tamera Eddington.  The club selected Tamera and honored her today at […]

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Is Mackinac Island the 5th most violent city in Michigan????

M-Live just published an article that points out an interesting “statistical anomaly.”  And it is true not just on Mackinac Island but also other places – like Auburn Hills. As the police chief here I will tell you that by and large Auburn Hills is a very safe community.  Surveys done by the city in […]

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Lone wolves terrorists, terrorism | Homeland Security News Wire

We have all been shocked by the shooting in Las Vegas and we search for answers to why a person would do something like that.  The fact is that we may never know.  Another fact is that these are very difficult to predict.  Attached is a very good article about individuals who commit these terrible […]

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Guest Blogger: Sgt Scott McGraw on his experience at MSU Police Staff and Command

I am proud of our personnel.  They are an exceptional group of police professionals  who are highly motivated to be the best and welcome opportunities to improve themselves to the benefit of our agency and the community.  We give constant consideration to how we can grow our people in such a way as to maintain […]

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