Housing complex earns Rockford’s top honors for safety

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Hillview Townhouses recognized by police department                             Children play at a picnic held in honor of Hillview Townhouses’ Thousand Eyes Award in honor of completing a crime-free gold certificate program. by BETH ALTENA Suzanne Hewitt remembers her very first day at Hillview […]

State recognition just latest in long line of policing progress

A shining moment for Rockford—Rockford police and city officials on hand during the awards ceremony at the annual convention of the Crime Prevention Association of Michigan, held October 10 through 15 in Traverse City, Michigan. The entire Rockford Police Department was recognized as top in the state for the department’s community policing programs. Pictured is officer Jason Bradley, City Manager Michael Young, Officer Dave Robinson, Chief Dave Jones, officers Aaron Sawyer, Ian Graham, Mike Miller and Scott Mazur.

Solving parks/property destruction the result of problem-solving efforts “It was Rockford’s shining night,” Police Chief Dave Jones described the evening ceremonies on Tuesday, October 10, when the entire Rockford Police Department earned the distinction of being the Outstanding Unit of all the members of the Crime Prevention Association of Michgan.   Jones made the bold […]

Rockford youths arrested in drug sting

The Rockford Police Department arrested 15 local teenagers today completing a four month investigation into drug use and vandalism in local parks. Chief Dave Jones reported that an undercover officer has been working in the area parks, particularly the areas surrounding Richardson Sowerby Park, located beneath the 10 Mile bridge. The undercover officer was able […]