Mazur farewell celebration packed with officers, family

A FAMILY PROFESSION—The man who started it all is  Henry Roesler Jr., (second from right) former mayor of the City of Montague, chief of police there for 16 years and boasting 37 years on the force. He was the inspiration behind his nephew, Scott Mazur, to become a law enforcement officer. Of five boys, Roesler said, four went into police work in addition to three nephews who chose the career. Mazur (center) is pictured here with Dave Roesler, Henry Roesler Jr., Sgt. Doug Roesler and Kent County Sheriff Dean Roesler.

by BETH ALTENA A bittersweet goodbye celebration ended the career of long-time Rockford Officer Lt. Scott Mazur Friday, April 29 at Rockford City Hall. It would apparently have been a good time to commit a crime, as it seemed every law enforcement officer in the county was present, from Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent […]

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 […]