Chief George Basar
Deputy Chief Scott Mannor
611 E. Grand River
Howell, MI 48843
For emergencies and crimes in progress, dial 911 For all non-emergency police response, call (517) 546-9111
NATIONAL COFFEE WITH A COP DAY!
WHEN: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
TIME: 11:00am to 1:00pm
WHERE: Uptown Coffeehouse, 102 E. Grand River, Howell
The City of Howell Police Department will be celebrating National Coffee with a Cop day, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 11:00am - 1:00pm at Uptown Coffeehouse located in downtown Howell.
Come out and meet the Police Administrators and Police Officers that serve your community. There are no speeches, no agendas and no presentations. Just an opportunity for members of the community to meet, engage with and have conversation about whatever is on their minds, with the Howell Police Officers who patrol your neighborhoods.
National Coffee With a Cop Day will be the kickoff event to a series of similar such events, with the Howell City Police Department. Future gatherings in the coming months will be held at various locations and times throughout the City of Howell.
Police Officer Position Posting
The City of Howell, Michigan is seeking qualified applicants for up to two Police Officer positions. Starting salary: $43,243 - $44,866 per year. Must be MCOLES certified or certifiable. EMPCO testing will also be used with a qualifying score of 80%. We are currently offering a hiring incentive for reimbursement of Police Academy tuition. Successful applicants without active MCOLES certification may be eligible for this economic incentive reimbursed over a 2-year period after successful completion of the FTO program.
Benefits of our unique small town Police Department:
* 12 hour shifts
* Opportunities for special assignments including Detective, LAWNET and School Resource Officer
* Full benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance
* $50,000 life insurance policy
* Short and long term disability coverage
* Retirement under the MERS Defined Benefit Pension System
1. EMPCO Testing - go to https://www.empco.net/testing to create a profile and schedule your test
2. Submission of Police Officer employment application, letter of interest, and resume
3. Successful completion of oral board
4. Conditional offer
5. Pre-employment bckground investigation, psychological and physical exam to include drug screening
Applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest, resume, and completed Police Officer employment application to Howell City Clerk / HR Director, 611 E. Grand River Avenue, Howell, MI 4884 or e-mail to email@example.com.
The complete job description and Police Officer employment application are available at www.cityofhowell.org/city_departments/hr_job_opportunities
Please consider joining our full service Police Department. Positions open until filled.
S. Michigan Avenue Resurfacing
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be resurfacing South Michigan Avenue between Mason Road and Grand River Avenue. There will be intermittent side street closures, and one lane in each direction will be closed for 3 days each. Detour routes will be posted.
The project will begin in the next couple of weeks, and will take approximately three weeks to complete, depending on the weather.
Family Emergency Readiness EXPO - 2017
You are cordially invited to the 2017 Family Emergency Readiness EXPO, Michigan's largest FREE family emergency readiness expo. This year's expo will feature:
* 16 speakers throughout the day
* FREE parking
* FREE tours of ambulances, fire trucks, helicopter, and jet
* Coloring books and face-painting for the kids
Saturday, September 9, 2017
9:30am - 3:30pm
Livingston County Public Safety Complex
1911 Tooley Road, Howell (off M-59, next to the Livingston County Airport)
This event will be held rain or shine.
Sign Up for Text Notifications!
Go to Nixle.com and enter your cell phone number to receive text and/or e-mail messages. The Nixle Alert System allows the Howell Police Department to send citizens information on road closures, weather alerts, snow emergencies, Amber Alerts, etc. This is a FREE service to the community! You can sign up at www.nixle.com, or just text "48843" to 888-777. Your personal information is never shared.
Aggressive Solicitors in the City of Howell
The Howell Police Department has received several complaints about a group of young men going door-to-door selling t-shirts and asking homeowners for money. Sometimes they tell the homeowner that they’re selling the shirts to help put underprivileged children through college. If the homeowner doesn’t want to buy a shirt, they just ask for cash. Their behavior has been described as argumentative and aggressive.
The subjects have been seen in several neighborhoods within the City of Howell, and are described as black men in their late twenties or early thirties. They have been seen in an extended white van with a Florida plate DGI V19.
If you see these men soliciting in your neighborhood or at your doorstep, please call the non-emergency dispatch number of 517-546-9111 and report it immediately. These subjects have been warned by the Police Department for soliciting in the City of Howell without a permit. Thank you for your help.
9-1-1 Protocol Change
Livingston County Central Dispatch has established a non-emergency phone line available to improve the efficiency of processing phone calls requesting public safety assistance. Callers are requested to use the non-emergency phone number for situations that do not involve life-safety emergencies and to report crimes that are not in progress.
Please make note of the phone numbers below:
Emergencies and to report crimes that are in progress: 9-1-1
All medical issues: 9-1-1
All vehicular accidents in the roadway: 9-1-1
Howell Police Business Line: 517-546-1330
Howell Area Fire Department Business Line: 517-546-0560
Requests for general information from the Howell Police Department may be made by calling the business line at 517-546-1330 during regular business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.
ADVISORY: TELEPHONE SCAM ALERT
It’s come to our attention that an individual or individuals is making calls to local residents, representing themselves as officers or detectives from the Howell Police Department or other local law enforcement agencies. Sometimes they identify themselves as being from the “Warrant Division”. The caller advises that there is a warrant for the persons’ arrest, and that they must immediately send money, usually requesting the resident immediately get a money order or green dot money card. They have in the past identified themselves as “Officer Delaware” or “Detective Harris”. They can be very persuasive and convincing while at other times are aggressive and demanding.
Please be aware that no one from the Howell Police Department would ever make such a phone call requesting money.
Residents are advised to never give out any personal or financial information over the phone to someone you don’t know. If you suspect that something is not right, hang up and make direct contact with the institution they claim to represent to determine the validity of the call.
If you have any questions or concerns about being a victim of this scam, please contact your local police department, or call 911 to make a police report.
Mission Statement - The Howell Police Department, in partnership with the community, strives to provide ethical, impartial, and professional service to all citizens, guests, and businesses of the City of Howell.
The members of the Howell Police Department realize that in order to succeed in our mission, we must exhibit the highest standard of integrity and hold ourselves beyond reproach.
George Basar, Chief of Police Scott Mannor, Deputy Chief
Sgt. Jeff Woods Sgt. Matthew Kelleher Sgt. David Fogo Sgt. Michael Dunn
Officer Darren Lockhart Officer Renae Small Officer Don Banfield
Officer Luke Lorenz Detective Chase Kobel Officer Derek Burke Officer Brad Charlick
Officer Aleshia Vallance Officer Brooke Briggs Officer Austin Nash Officer Derek Sawyer