Drunk Driver Sends Powerful Thank You to Auburn Hills Police Officer

Drunk Driver Sends Powerful Thank You to Auburn Hills Police Officer (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Dec. 3, 2017) Auburn Hills, MI – 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…

Intoxicated Roseville Officer Drove Wrong Way on Woodward, Driven Home by Ferndale Police

Intoxicated Roseville Officer Drove Wrong Way on Woodward, Driven Home by Ferndale Police (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2017) Ferndale, MI— Charges are being brought against a Roseville police officer who drove the wrong way on Woodward Avenue, but only weeks later, after the Police Chief learned that officers on the night in question let…

Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large

Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 15, 2017) Ortonville, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon Township Substation is investigating the attempted murder of two Brandon Township residents, who were both shot in the head in the evening of November 14, 2017, in the 90 block…

Farmington Hills Celebrates Police Promotions

Farmington Hills Celebrates Police Promotions (City of Farmington Hills, Nov. 1, 2017) Farmington Hills,  MI -The recent retirement of Assistant Chief Matthew Koehn resulted in several promotions and the creation of a new Administrative Staff Assistant Chief position. The Administrative Staff Assistant Chief will be responsible for the introduction of several new technologies, Police Department…

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race

County Sheriff, Chiefs from Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills Discuss Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 8, 2017) Southfield, MI – What are the results of taking a proactive approach to community policing and addressing racial inequities?  Police Chiefs from through SE Michigan and Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard were among the speakers at the Race…

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos)

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students in Ferndale Upper and Ferndale Lower Elementary Schools had special guest visitors Friday in celebration of National Reading Month. State Representative Robert Wittenberg of the 27th District read to two classes on Friday and had several other…

Ferndale Police Launch Hope Not Handcuffs to Assist Addicts with Recovery

Ferndale Police Launch Hope Not Handcuffs to Assist Addicts with Recovery (City of Ferndale, Feb. 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Residents suffering from addiction will have better access to treatment without fear of jail time with the launch Tuesday of the Hope Not Handcuffs program. The program is being implemented across Macomb County and through…

Driver Sends Note to Auburn Hills Police Officer, Thanking Him for Ticket

Driver Sends Note to Auburn Hills Police Officer, Thanking Him for Ticket (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, May 27, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – I have said it many, many times:  traffic tickets are about changing driver behavior from unsafe to safe.   Traffic tickets are not supposed to be about revenue enhancement (although…