Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Canton Cup Soccer Tournament will be held May 24-25.
The speed limit on Denton Road will be temporarily changed to 25 miles per hour during the weekend of May 24-25 due to the Canton Cup Soccer Tournament, according to a press release from the Canton Public Safety Department. The speed limit change will be in effect on Denton Road, 1,000 feet north of Proctor Road to 1,000 feet south of the southern boundary of Independence Park during the following times: In addition, parking will be prohibited on the east side of Denton Road from Times Drive to Lansdowne. For more information, contact the Canton Public Safety Department at 734-394-5400.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The ranking by Congressional Quarterly Press is announced amid two armed robberies in Canton Township in the past few weeks.
CQ Press, a national publication that covers social and political issues, ranked Canton Township the 33rd safest community in the nation -- the highest ranked Michigan community, followed by Sterling Heights at 34th and Troy at 36th. Canton's ranking was out of 432 cities and townships with populations over 75,000, according to Canton Public Safety's press release. News of the ranking came just before an armed robbery at a Verizon store on Monday prompted lock-downs at four Canton elementary schools. Earlier in February, there was an armed robbery at a Family Dollar on Joy Road in Canton. Public Safety Director Todd L. Mutchler said Monday's armed robbery was a perfect example of how prepared police were to catch all three suspects. Police…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Todd Mutchler to take over for retiring Patrick Nemecek at start of year.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
- John McKay
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Lieutenant Todd Mutchler has been selected as Canton’s new Director of Public Safety, following the retirement of Patrick Nemecek at the end of the month, according to a news release from the department. Mutchler has worked his way up through the ranks to this top position, starting as a patrol officer hired by Canton in 1988. Todd holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Technology, both from Eastern Michigan University. He is also a graduate of EMU’s Police Staff and Command School. Throughout his career, Todd has been active in the department, working several special assignments including Detective Bureau Supervisor and member of the Western-Wayne Special Operations Team. He has also …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Celebrate this Fourth of July without any unnecessary injuries.
Independence Day weekend is a time for parades, barbecues and fireworks — or more importantly — firework safety. Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs’ Bureau of Fire Services issued warnings on using fireworks for the upcoming Fourth of July celebrations. The statement mentioned the increase of fireworks-related injuries and the necessary precautions many people fail to follow. “Anything that leaves the ground and explodes is illegal in Michigan,” said A.J. Bray, detective sergeant and bomb technician of the Michigan State Police. He said the tiny explosive powders fireworks are made of are what makes them so dangerous. That and people’s lack of knowledge of how to properly use them. “An incident just happened last …