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Oak Park Now Enrolling for Citizens Police Academy

August 31st 2017

Oak Park Now Enrolling for Citizens Police Academy (City of Oak Park, Aug. 31, 2017) Oak Park, MI – We are now enrolling for Oak Park Public Safety’s Citizens Academy. The academy will be held on Wednesday evenings in October from 6 to 9 p.m. The four-week course provides citizens with a better understanding of […]

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System

July 21st 2016

Patterson Presents Proposed Budget, Announces New 911 System (Office of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, July 21, 2016) There is a major public safety enhancement in County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s recommended three-year budget covering fiscal years 2017-2019. Oakland County provides for replacement of its 911 copper network which has reached the end of […]

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault

January 11th 2016

HAVEN Opens New Facility for Victims of Violence and Assault (HAVEN, Jan. 11, 2016) PONTIAC, MI – HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, announced today the Grand Opening of its new facility, at 801 Vanguard Drive in Pontiac. Completed in 18 months, the new 36,000 square […]

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager

October 19th 2015

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager (City of Berkley Press Release, Oct. 19, 2015) The City of Berkley announces that Public Safety Director Richard Eshman will serve as the Interim City Manager following the October 16th retirement of Jane Bais DiSessa. An ad hoc committee has been appointed to identify candidates […]

Vacant Home on Borgman in Oak Park Destroyed in Blaze

January 28th 2015

Vacant Home on Borgman in Oak Park Destroyed in Blaze (Public Safety Chief Steve Cooper, Jan. 28, 2015) Wednesday, January 28th at approx. 6:00AM Public Safety responded to the report of a residential fire on the 14000 block of Borgman. Upon arriving on scene Officers discovered a fire in the basement of the residence. The […]

P.R. to Contract w/Berkley Fire, Break w/Ferndale Possible

May 16th 2011

Tonight the City Council of Berkley is scheduled to vote on a contract with The City of Pleasant Ridge for Fire Protection services if needed to fill a gap in coverage as the cities consider a Public Safety merger along with Huntington Woods.

Committee Recommends Headlee Override

December 30th 2010

The Financial Planning Committee held a public meeting on Dec. 29, 2010 to present options to residents for balancing the city’s budget, recommending that Council puts a Headlee Over-Ride on the ballot for the residents to vote on. The presentation was just a rough draft of what the Committee will be presenting to Council, who will make the ultimate decision of how to move forward.