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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Tell us what you think of the Canton Public Safety Department

June 14, 2021, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department would like to hear how they’re doing.  Over the next month, the department is offering the opportunity to rate its police, fire, EMS, and ordinance services. &...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Police vehicle involved in rollover crash

June 10, 2021, Canton, MI – Today at approximately 8 a.m., a police vehicle was involved in a rollover crash at the intersection of Ford and Haggerty Road, as it was responding to another rollover accident on I-275.  Two additional vehi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Police investigate suspicious phone threat

May 27, 2021, Canton, MI – Earlier this afternoon, an unknown person called in a bomb threat against Plymouth High School.  Upon being notified of the threat, school officials and the Canton Police Department assessed the situation and ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Temporary Traffic Order Issued 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 listed times of the Canton C...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Memorial Day Service Hosted by the Canton Fire Department

May 21, 2021, Canton, MI - The Canton Fire and Police Department’s Honor Guard will be hosting a Memorial Day service to be held on Monday, May 31, 2021, at 10 a.m.  The event will take place at the Veteran’s Memorial Center l...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Police Department Announces Retirement

May 19, 2021, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department announces the retirement of Sergeant Dale Waltz at the end of the month.  

Waltz began his 25-year career with the department in 1996 as a Public Safety Service Officer (PSSO), perf...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Police Transparency and Guidance Subcommittee being formed in Canton

April 29, 2021, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department in collaboration with the Canton Coalition for Inclusive Communities (CCIC) has developed a new initiative called the Police Transparency and Guidance Subcommittee. This group will opera...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

New Fire Station #2 Opens this Week

March 22, 2021, Canton, MI – This week firefighters began running operations out of their new Fire Station No. 2, located on Warren Road, just west of Haggerty Road.  

The new building replaces the original Station No. 2 built in the early 1970’s,...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Police Department Receives Approval for an Embedded Social Worker Program

March 26, 2021, Canton, MI – The Canton Township Board of Trustees approved the police department for a service contract with Hegira Health for their Embedded Social Worker Program. Led by Township Supervisor Anne Marie Graham-Hudak, the Canton ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Canton Steps Up Seat Belt Enforcements

November 23, 2020, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department continues to join forces with law enforcement agencies across Michigan by strictly enforcing the state’s seat belt law as part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Suspect charged with multiple B&E's to local businesses

August 20, 2020, Canton, MI – On Saturday, David Edward Miller, 58 years old from Westland, was arraigned on charges following multiple break-ins to local businesses in Canton.  

Miller’s charges include four counts of Breaking...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Board approves restructure of Public Safety's top administration

July 29, 2020, Canton, MI – Last night, the Canton Board of Trustees approved the reclassification of two Deputy Director positions as a means of restructuring of the Public Safety Department following the retirement of the former Public Safety ...

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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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