Vigil held in support of ending gun violence in Dearborn Heights
A Dearborn Heights mosque is calling for an end to gun violence .Islamic House of Wisdom held a community candlelight vigil for victims of violence and terrorism locally and across the country.Different faith leaders as well as city and state officials decided to come together because they’re all tired of the same thing.
Saline hosting public swearing-in for ‘seasoned’ new police chief, deputy
SALINE, MI - Saline will officially swear in two new top law enforcement officials at a public reception on Monday, April 4. Radzik had the full-throated endorsement of city leaders when she was appointed to take the top job on March 7. The veteran of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and former Saline deputy chief, takes over for Hart, who resigned for another opportunity at the end of February. Bazick previously served as chief deputy at the sheriff’s office and retired as deputy police chief for the City of Ann Arbor in 2016, after an extensive career there, the city said. Saline City Council has yet to formally OK his appointment.mlive.com
Leaving ‘a very rich legacy’. Saline police chief resigns to take new job
SALINE, MI - After a more-than-four-year tenure with the city, Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart is departing for “a new opportunity,” the city announced on Facebook Tuesday, Feb. 22. Saline Mayor Brian Marl called Hart “an extraordinary public servant,” who has updated department policies and put the agency on a path to accreditation. The effective date of Hart’s resignation is March 4, according to Saline City Manager Colleen O’Toole, but the chief’s last day in the office is Friday, Feb. 25. O’Toole is recommending that City Council name Deputy Chief Marlene Radzik, hired under Hart’s tenure, as interim police chief starting Friday. More from The Ann Arbor News:‘The time is right’: Chelsea police chief announces retirement after 15+ yearsAiming to lure ‘the soccer mom’, marijuana retailer makes pitch for Saline city lotAnn Arbor has a new place for tacos.mlive.com