Rockford Police and Fire to merge departments

Rockford Fire Chief Mike Reus, Rockford City Manager Michael Young, and Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones introduce the new combined Department of Public Safety.

Rockford City Manager Michael Young announced the Rockford Police and Fire departments will merge and become Rockford Department of Public Safety beginning January 1, 2012. Young will act as the Director of Public Safety during the transition with current Police Chief Dave Jones and Mike Reus handling the daily operations of their respective divisions. “We […]