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Nominate TOP COPS before Jan. 12 deadline

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: December 11, 2017


Don’t let your TOP COPS nominations get lost in the holiday shuffle! The January 12th deadline for nominations will be here before you know it! Please take the time to nominate examples of outstanding police work for this prestigious award. We count on you, our members, to help us get the word about TOP COPS […]

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City of Westland accepting Fire Fighter applications

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: December 11, 2017


The City of Westland is accepting applications for Fire Fighter Dec. 11, 2017 through Jan. 12, 2018. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States (Birth Certificate or Naturalization Papers required at time of application); at least 21 years of age, or 19 years of age with U.S. military experience; high school diploma or […]

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Line of duty deaths up 30 percent in first half of 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 17, 2017


— Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) Law enforcement line of duty deaths rose by 30 percent during the first half of 2017 compared to the same time period last year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). NLEOMF officials issued the 2017 Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report […]

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City of Westland accepting applications for Police Officer

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 14, 2017


The City of Westland is accepting applications for Police Officer Dec. 11, 2017 through Jan. 12, 2018. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States; at least 21 years of age, or 19 years of age with United States military experience; have a high school diploma or GED (presented with application); valid driver’s license […]

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Red Wings host two 2018 Law Enforcement Nights

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 13, 2017


The Detroit Red Wings are increasing their support for law enforcement during the inaugural season at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 and Thursday Feb. 22, 2018 for the annual Law Enforcement Night. Law Enforcement Night is open to all local, state, federal law enforcement officers, corrections officers, sheriffs, security, family members and the […]

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Please help our brother and sister Officers affected by Hurricane Harvey

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 31, 2017


A letter from William J. Johnson, NAPO Executive Director and Michael “Mick” McHale, NAPO President As all of us in law enforcement are aware, Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction in Texas and other areas of the Gulf Coast United States. Many homes flooded, were wiped out or burned to the ground. Many residents […]

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Ford to cover cost of repairs for Police Explorers with carbon monoxide leaks

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: August 10, 2017


Ford Motor Company has agreed to cover the cost of repairs for carbon monoxide leaks in their Police Interceptor version of the Explorer. This comes after departments across the country have complained about high levels of carbon monoxide in the vehicles, according to a Fox61.com article. Ford will pay repair costs to all Police Interceptor […]

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Firearms leading cause of LOD deaths, ambushes on rise

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: March 23, 2017


—    Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) It’s a simple equation, yet many fail to realize when police officers are targeted and killed, we are all in danger. In 2016, officer duty deaths were the highest they’ve been in five years and deadly ambush attacks reached a 20-year high. “All of these […]

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News from MCOLES

Posted by: POLC Staff Posted date: January 6, 2017


Effective January 2, 2017, Police Officers are now “licensed” and not “certified” by MCOLES.  PA 289 of 2016 made the anticipated switch to licensing to match other Michigan professions.  The change in name has no effect on current officers status. The new law does expand the lists of criminal adjudications of guilt that shall result […]

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