Posted on: June 2, 2017

Temporary Traffic Order for Special Conditions

 

Due to the Liberty Fest Run, and expected heavy traffic for the Liberty Fest fireworks display in Heritage Park, the Director of Public Safety has issued an emergency traffic order in accordance with the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Township...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Police looking for spray paint vandalism suspects

May 30, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is investigating multiple reports of vandalism that occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, May 29, between 1 - 3 a.m., in the area of Palmer and Haggerty Roads.  The su...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Temporary Traffic Order for Special Conditions

Due to safety concerns for pedestrians and motorists, the speed limit on Denton Road shall be 25 MPH from 1,000 feet north of Proctor Road to 1,000 feet south of the southern boundary of Independence Park, during the following times of the Canton Cup Socc...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Canton hosting first Youth Public Safety Academy

May 15, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old, providing a fun, interactive learning experience designed to:

  • Teach students about the daily operations of the p...
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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Honor Guard's Memorial Day Service

May 17, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department Honor Guard will be hosting a Memorial Day service to be held on Monday, May 29, 2017, at 10 a.m.  The event will take place at the Veteran’s Memorial Center located in Her...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Invitation to attend Coffee with a Cop

May 2, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department has scheduled the following Coffee with a Cop session:

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 10 a.m. – noon; hosted at Biggby Coffee, 45430 Ford Road, in Canton

These sessions are open to the ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Police Department participates in DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 27, 2017, Canton, MI – On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Canton Police Department will take part in a national collaborative effort with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to remove potentially dangerous prescriptio...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Temporary Traffic Regulation for Special Conditions

Due to safety concerns for pedestrians, participants and motorists, Joy Road between Canton Center Road and McClumpha will be closed during the following listed time of the SJ5K Plymouth High School Run:      May 7, 2017 from 8:...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Families Against Narcotics Coming to Canton

 

March 30, 2017, Canton, MI – Families Against Narcotics (FAN) has announced the launch of their new Northwest Wayne County Chapter that will meet monthly in Canton.  FAN is an organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma a...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Re-accreditation awarded to the Canton Police Department

March 29, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department has once again retained its international accreditation status from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).  The department received its origi...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Community Connection Day for Special Populations

March 28, 2017, Canton, MI – Local families with at-risk and special populations are invited to meet and mingle with Canton police officers and firefighter/paramedics at Canton’s first Community Connection Day. &n...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Police looking for information regarding discharge of firearm

March 28, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is actively investigating an incident that occurred Friday night at approximately 11 p.m., in the parking lot of Golden Gate Shopping Center located on Lilley Road, south of Joy Road.Poli...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Warming center available in Canton

March 9, 2017, Canton, MI – While power restoration work continues in the area, Canton has opened a warming center for residents at its Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway.  The warming center will be open during regular...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Canton man charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct involving a minor

Canton man charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct involving a minor

March 3, 2017, Canton, MI – Yesterday, Canton resident Eric Christopher Locke, age 20, was arraigned in 35th District Court on three counts of Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct....

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Local businesses checked for alcohol sales to minors

March 2, 2017, Canton, MI - The Canton Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) conducted alcohol sales checks during the month of February.  The special unit utilized a volunteer decoy minor to attempt the purchase alcohol at...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Driver crashes into front door of Police Headquarters

February 10, 2017, Canton, MI – Today at approximately 12:40 p.m., a female driving a mini-van drove into the front door of the Canton Public Safety Headquarters Building.  After striking the door a second time, the vehicle left the sce...

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Posted on: January 28, 2017

Residents encouraged to participate in survey on fostering public trust in law enforcement

Access online survey here

January 31, 2017, Canton, MI – The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) is providing residents with an opportunity to comment on how to advance police-community relations in their community. &nbs...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Citizens Police Academy being held this spring in Canton

January 17, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is currently planning its next Citizens Police Academy for individuals who are interested in acquiring insight and knowledge on how the police department works to serve the Canton commu...

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Posted on: December 11, 2016

Snow Emergency declared for Canton

Snow Emergency Declared for Canton

December 11, 2016

 

Effective Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 1 p.m., until Monday, December 12, 2016 at 10 p.m., a Snow Emergency is hereby declared for the Charter Township of Canton.  

 

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Mother of Fentanyl overdose praises law enforcement efforts

December 6, 2016, Canton, MI – The mother of a local 34-year old male who died from a Fentanyl overdose is praising the efforts of law enforcement.  Terri Young stated prior to her son’s battle with Heroin, Andrew Kocoloski, w...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Police investigating reports of two women being groped in parking lot

November 30, 2016, Canton, MI – On Monday, November 28, 2016, at approximately 7 p.m., and again at 9:30 p.m., Canton police officers responded to Lifetime Fitness on Haggerty Road for two separate reports of a female being approached from behin...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Police accreditation assessment team invites public comment

November 16, 2016, Canton, MI – A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on Monday, November 28, 2016 to examine all aspects of the Canton Police Department’s policies and procedures, ...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Local businesses checked for alcohol sales to minors

November 4, 2016, Canton, MI - The Canton Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) conducted alcohol sales checks during the month of October. The special unit utilized a volunteer decoy minor to attempt the purchase alcohol at eight businesses...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Sergeant graduates from Police Staff & Command School

November 4, 2016, Canton, MI – Last week Canton Police Sergeant Daniel Traylor successfully completed Eastern Michigan University’s Police Staff & Command School.

EMU’s Staff & Command School is a 360-hour program, designed to provide extensiv...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Police Department announces the retirement of Deputy Chief

October 24, 2016, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department announces the retirement of Deputy Chief Scott Hilden, following a 24-year career with the agency.

Deputy Chief Hilden was hired by the police department in 1992 as a patrol officer. He was p...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Two Fire Officers Graduate from Staff & Command School

October 24, 2016, Canton, MI – Last week, Canton Fire Department’s Fire Marshal John Oltman and Captain William Wisler successfully completed Fire Staff & Command School at Eastern Michigan University.

The EMU Staff and Command School is a comprehe...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Canton fills to new Deputy Director positions

October 21, 2016, Canton, MI – Following a comprehensive internal assessment process, the Canton Public Safety Department has filled two new Deputy Director positions created as part of the department’s restructuring plan approved in August by the Townshi...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Seniors: Safe, Sound & Secure seminar planned

October 10, 2016, Canton, MI – Canton’s Public Safety Department is partnering with Canton Leisure Services to bringing back its annual Seniors: Safe, Sound & Secure seminar on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from noon - 3 p.m., at the Summit on the Park...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Invitation to attend Coffee with a Cop

September 9, 2016, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department has scheduled the following Coffee with a Cop session:

• Wednesday, September 28, 2016, from 9-11 a.m., hosted at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, located at 302 N. Canton Center Road, in Cant...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

House fire

September 1, 2016, Canton, MI – Today at approximately 5:42 a.m., the Canton Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of Merrimac for a house fire. While on route, responding units were advised that police officers were on scene and stated flames ...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

New police officer sworn-in this week

September 1, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department welcomes its newest police officer, Nicole Harmon, to the department. Harmon took her Oath of Office, administered by Township Clerk Terry Bennett, on Monday with family and friends in attendance. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Special enforcement's target drunk drivers this holiday weekend

September 1, 2016, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies across the state in the Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving enforcement campaign. Beginning tomorrow and running through the following weekend, off...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Public Safety announces two retirements this week

July 14, 2016, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department announces the retirement of two senior command officers. Deputy Police Chief Debra Newsome and Battalion Fire Chief Wendy Stevens are retiring from longstanding careers with their respective...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

School Resource Officer program receives prestigious award

July 14, 2016, Canton, MI – Yesterday, the Canton Police Department was awarded with the 2016 Model Agency Award from the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). This prestigious award was accepted by Canton Police Officer David Eyl, at...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Emergency Fire Order is Canceled

July 11, 2016, Canton, MI – Due to the Michigan DNR’s fire rating for our area being reduced to “Moderate”, Canton’s Emergency Fire Order has been canceled effective 9 a.m. today. Recreational fires are now permitted in accordance with local ordinance.
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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Fire Department cautions residents on dry conditions and outdoor activities

June 28, 2016, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department would like to caution the public on the increased risk of fire danger due to the dry conditions our area is experiencing.

“With the upcoming holiday weekend, residents should take extra precautions...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Charges issued against individuals operating marijuana dispensary in Canton

July 16, 2015, Canton, MI – In September, 2014, the Western-Wayne Criminal Investigations Unit began an investigation into the Pure Wellness Marijuana Dispensary located at 145 N. Haggerty Road, in Canton. Over the course of the next six months, unit det...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

New firefighter/paramedic sworn in

June 25, 2015, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety welcomes its newest firefighter/paramedic, Eric Walter, to the department. Walter was sworn-in by Canton Township Clerk Terry Bennett on June 22, 2015.

All new firefighter/paramedics in Canton are req...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Invitation to attend Coffee with a Cop

June 23, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department has scheduled the following Coffee with a Cop session:

•Friday, July 17, 2015, from 9-11 a.m. at Village Coney Island, 47182 Michigan Avenue

These on-going sessions are open to the public and...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Emergency traffic order issued for special conditions

May 21, 2015, Canton, MI – In accordance with the Uniform Traffic Code for cities, townships and villages, R28.1127, Rule 127, the Director of Public Safety has issued the following traffic order as related to the Canton Cup Soccer Tournament:

Due to s...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Two new police officers sworn in today

May 18, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department welcomes its newest police officers, Kenneth Kleszcz and Kenneth Montone, to the department. Both new officers took their Oaths of Office this morning with friends and family present.

All new p...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

New firefighter/paramedics sworn-in

May 15, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department welcomes its newest firefighter/paramedics, Gregory Derby and Samuel Wieland, to the department. Derby and Wieland took their Oaths of Office on May 11, 2015, administered by Canton Township Clerk Ter...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Missing person alert

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May 14, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is investigating a missing 35-year old male named Christopher Raymond Lindberg. Lindberg was staying with a relative in Canton, who last had contact with him on April 13, 2015.

Anyone who has see...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Invitation to attend Coffee with a Cop session

May 13, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department has scheduled the following Coffee with a Cop session:

• Friday, June 5, from 10 a.m. – noon, at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, 42550 Executive Drive (Note: Kids will be permitted to j...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Open House

April 23, 2015, Canton, MI – First Step, a non-profit organization to reduce the incidence of domestic and sexual violence, is partnering with the Canton Police Department to host a Sexual Assault Awareness Open House, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, from 5...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

New firefighter sworn in

April 21, 2015, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety welcomes its newest firefighter/paramedic, Bernard Brosnan, to the department. Brosnan took his Oath of Office on April 20, 2015.

All new firefighter/paramedics in Canton are required to successfully...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Troy man faces numerous criminal sexual conduct charges involving a minor

April 21, 2015, Canton, MI – Brett Christopher Lloyd, a 42-year old Troy resident, was arraigned Saturday on six counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct involving a victim age 13-15 years old. Five of the six charges are felonies, each punishable by up to 15 y...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2015

Canton police join campaign to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving

April 8, 2015, Canton, MI – In an effort to make our roads safer, the Canton Police Department has joined the national “One Text or Call Could Wreck it All” campaign to educate the public on the dangers of distracted driving in our community.

While any...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

New police officer sworn-in

April 6, 2015, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety welcomes its newest police officer, Corey Altheim, to the department. Altheim received his Oath of Office on March 30th, with family present.

All new police officers in Canton are required to successf...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Arrest made in connection to thefts from garages

March 17, 2015, Canton, MI – Paul Allen Ziolkowski, age 42 from Inkster, was arraigned in 35th District Court last Friday on three charges of Breaking & Entering, each a 10-year felony, along with a Habitual Offender Second Offense charge.

Last mon...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2015

New police officer sworn-in

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March 12, 2015, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety welcomes its newest police officer, Ziad Elias, to the department. Elias received his Oath of Office on February 23, 2015, with family and friends present.

All new police officers in Canton are requi...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

Canton man charged for attack on family member

March 10, 2015, Canton, MI – Michael Wayne McCauley, 48, was arraigned in 35th District Court yesterday on three charges including Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm less than Murder, a 10-year felony; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Felonious A...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

IRS and identity theft scams continue to be prevalent

March 10, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department continues to receive calls and reports of attempted phone scams from residents who are contacted by someone impersonating a representative of the IRS, INS, or other government agency.

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Posted on: March 9, 2015

Canton firefighters participate in Fight for Air Climb

March 5, 2015, Canton, MI – Last Sunday, eight Canton firefighters participated in the Fight for Air Climb charity event, raising money for the American Lung Association.

Firefighters climbed 70 flights of stairs at the Detroit Renaissance Center, wear...Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Canton offers Citizens Police Academy

February 27, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is planning a new Citizens Police Academy for individuals who are interested in acquiring insight and knowledge on how the police department works to serve the Canton community.

Individuals a...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Canton Public Safety hosting local law enforcement community forum to promote mutual understanding

February 26, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting an open forum bringing members of the community and law enforcement together to discuss topics of interest in Canton. This event will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, from ...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Extreme cold necessitates warming station and need for extra caution

February 18, 2015, Canton, MI – Fire officials are reminding residents to be cautious during the extreme cold temperatures this week. Stay indoors if possible. If you go outside, wear weather protective gear, and understand the colder the temperature, t...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Fire hydrants should be cleared of snow

February 4, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department is reminding the community of Canton’s ordinance requiring three feet (3’) of unobstructed access around all fire hydrants. This includes snow that has accumulated or piled up and is blocking hydr...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Fatal house fire

UPDATE: January 29, 2015, Canton, MI - The victim has been identified, but at the request of the family, the information will not be released to the public.

ORIGINAL: January 28, 2015, Canton, MI – At approximately 4:00 a.m. the Canton Fire Departmen...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Local man arraigned on B&E charges

January 29, 2015, Canton, MI – Canton resident Spencer Jurcak Hall, age 24, is charged with (2) counts of Breaking & Entering a Building with Intent, a 10-year felony, and (1) count of Attempt Breaking & Entering a Building with Intent, a 5-year f...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Police warn of current crime trend: thefts from residential garages left open or unlocked

January 15, 2015, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is putting residents on notice of a current crime trend occurring in the community. Over the past two months, there have been continual reports of thefts from open or unlocked residential garage...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

Two house fires in Canton

January 9, 2015, Canton, MI – This morning at approximately 10 a.m., Canton received a 9-1-1 call reporting a house fire in the 47000 block of Waddington. Firefighters arrived on scene of the single family residence with smoke visible from the attached g...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Public Safety Director Todd Mutchler sworn in as new president of regional police chief association

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(Pictured left to right: Former president Police Chief Bruce Smith, Chesterfield Twp; new president Director Todd L. Mutchler)

January 9, 2015, Canton, MI – Canton Public Safety Director Todd L. Mutchler has been sworn-in as President of the Southeast...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

Unidentified female suspected of theft from students at Canton High School

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October 8, 2014, Canton, MI – Police are releasing a surveillance photo of an unidentified female who is suspected of entering Canton High School’s athletic building and taking cash from wallets found in book bags and purses in the hallway, athletic offic...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2014

Fire Prevention Week October 5-11

October 6, 2014, Canton, MI – Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”

Along with firefighters and ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2014

Police ask for assistance with identity of two suspects

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October 6, 2014, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is asking for assistance from the public with identifying the male and female pictured in the attached surveillance photos. The two are suspected of identity theft and debit card fraud.

If y...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2014

Police seek assitance with ID of suspect

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October 6, 2014, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is asking for assistance from the public with identifying the male pictured in the attached surveillance photo. The male is suspected of check fraud.

If you recognize this man, please contac...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

Police seek help with ID of suspect

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September 30, 2014, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is asking for assistance from the public with identifying the black female pictured in attached surveillance photos. The female is suspected of committing numerous credit card frauds in Canton...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

Federal declaration allows for aid to flood victims in Wayne County

Canton residents affected by the flood event that occurred on August 11, 2014, are eligible to apply for Federal Aid. Below is a summary of what assistance is available:

Assistance for affected individuals and families can include as required:

• Re...Read on...