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Posted on: June 23, 2020

July Fourth Holiday Use of Fireworks in Canton

June 23, 2020, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department reminds residents that Michigan law and Canton ordinance state the following in regard to July Fourth holiday fireworks: 

(a)    The discharge of novelties...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Police Accreditation Team Invites Public Comment

June 17, 2020, Canton, MI – On Monday, June 22, 2020, a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will begin their virtual examination into all aspects of the Canton Police Department&r...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Police Department Issues Statement of Support

June 2, 2020, Canton, MI – Chadwick Baugh, Deputy Director of Police, issues the following statement:

The Canton Police Department stands against injustice and works every day to serve our community.  Like many, we are sickened by the ac...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Canton Fire Department Receives Accreditation

March 9, 2020, Canton, MI – Last week, the Canton Fire Department was awarded full accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI).  Officials from the department appeared before a ten-person CFAI panel at t...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Applications accepted during the month of February for Citizens Police Academy

January 28, 2020, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department will be accepting applications during the month of February for its popular Citizens Police Academy.  This year’s eight-week program will be held on Thursdays,...

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Posted on: January 18, 2020

Canton issues a snow emergency

January 18, 2020, Canton, MI – Effective Saturday, January 18, at 9 a.m., through Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Noon, a Snow Emergency is hereby declared for the Charter Township of Canton by Public Safety Director Joshua C. Meier.In accordance w...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Suspect charged with arson of home

December 11, 2019, Canton, MI – Jason Michael Wilkinson was arraigned yesterday in 35th District Court on two charges related to a residential structure fire that occurred on Crestmont Drive, in February, 2019. 

Wilkinson, 38 from Waterf...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Police Department's Juvenile Diversion Program

December 9, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department, working in conjunction with Growth Works and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, has implemented a new Juvenile Diversion Program. The one- year “pilot”...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Suspect arrested and charged with theft from vehicles

Update - Suspect charged

December 9, 2019 – Canton, MI – This weekend, suspect Kevin William Chenevare-Lowery, Jr., age 19, from Ypsilanti, was arraigned on three charges related to the below incident on December 6.  Charges in...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Two new canine join Canton’s police force

July 10, 2019, Canton, MI – Canton had two new canine officers officially join the force last week.  Canine Ragnar, with his handler/partner Officer Bryan Szostak, and Canine Tino, with his handler/partner Officer Brian Zinser, received...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Missing 15-year old female

July 3, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a missing 15-year old female.  Marketa Lucas was last seen leaving her residence in Canton on Monday, July 1, at 8 a.m.  Marketa may b...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Canton hosting first Youth Public Safety Academy

May 15, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old, providing a fun, interactive learning experience designed to:

  • Teach students about the daily operations of the p...
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