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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Update - Firefighters rescue victim of gas exposure

May 15, 2018, Canton, MI – As of 5 p.m. today, three of the four firefighters involved in this afternoon’s incident have been released from the hospital.  The last firefighter is expected to be released sometime this ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Public Forum on the Opioid Epidemic scheduled

May 15, 2018, Canton, MI – On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., the Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a Public Forum on the Heroin/Opioid epidemic and how it’s impacting the Canton Community. The Forum will be held in the...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Canton to host Public Safety Youth Academy this summer

 

April 10, 2018, 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 dail...
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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Student arraigned on threats charges

 

March 8, 2018, Canton, MI – Yesterday, 17-year old Brendan James Sibel was arraigned in 35th District Court on two counts of Terrorism Threat, a 20-year felony, and two counts of Bomb Threat, a 4-year felony.  The Wayne County...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Tell us what you think of our services

March 5, 2018, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department would like to hear how they’re doing.  During the month March, the department is offering the opportunity to rate its police, fire, EMS, and ordinance services. &...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

P-CEP High School Investigation

UPDATE:  P-CEP High School Students being dismissed early

 

10:30 a.m., March 1, 2018, Canton, MI – Plymouth-Canton Community School District officials, working in  conjunction with the Canton Police Department,...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Citizens Police Academy being held this spring in Canton

January 25, 2018, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department will be accepting applications during the month of February for its popular Citizens Police Academy.  This year’s eight-week program will be held on Thursdays, from 6...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Snow Emergency Declared for Canton

December 13, 2017, Canton, MI - Effective Wednesday, December 13, at 1 p.m., through Noon on Friday, December 15, 2017, a Snow Emergency is hereby declared for the Charter Township of Canton.In accordance with Public Act 104 of the Acts of 1981, during a ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Police Department Retirements Announced

  

November 27, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department announces the retirement of Police Lieutenant Scott Hughesdon in November, and Police Officer Michael Kowalski in December.Michael Kowalski was hired by the ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Hunting Restrictions in Canton - 2017

October 10, 2017, Canton, MI – With hunting season upon us, hunters and residents are reminded that Canton is divided into areas that are classified as either closed or restricted for hunting.  In areas designated as closed, hunting is ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Fire Department rolls out new equipment

October 10, 2017, Canton, MI – This week the Fire Department is completing final training and will begin using their new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).  43 new units were purchased with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant aw...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Fire Station Open House

  

October 3, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Fire Department will be hosting its annual Fire Station Open House on Saturday, October 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Fire Station #1, located at 1100 S. Canton Cent...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

UPDATE: Pawn store owner & associate arraigned on criminal charges today

 

UPDATE: Pawn shop owner & associate arraigned on criminal charges

 

August 1, 2017, Canton, MI – The below listed defendants, Gargis and Razon were arraigned in 36th District Court earlier today.  Judge Kenneth J. Ki...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

National Night Out to Feature Annual "Not in Our Town" Community Peace Rally

Canton, MI – July 14, 2017 -  On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, area residents are invited to Heritage Park’s North Pavilion for a “Night Out” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with their community partners: the Canton Poli...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Police warn of new scam

Police warn of new scam

July 5, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department has taken several reports in recent weeks regarding individuals who have attempted to purchase dogs from out-of-state websites, only to find out they had fallen victi...

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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: 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...

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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...

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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...

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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:

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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