Organization | Staff | Programs
The Orchard Lake Police Department is staffed by eight full-time
police officers and an administrative clerk and operates 24
hours a day, 7 days a week. Dispatch services are contracted
through West Bloomfield Police Department.
All of the officers are certified through the State of Michigan
as Medical First Responders and are trained as Automatic Defibrillator
Technicians. Trauma Bags and Automatic External Defibrillators
are carried in the patrol cars 24/7.
- Joe George
Chief of Police
- Denise Meisner
Administrative Clerk - serving since June 11, 2008
Mark M. Riegler
Shift Supervisor - serving since August 8, 1981
- Officer Jeff Gomez
- serving since May of 2009
Crime Prevention Officer - serving since January 1, 2000
Michael B. Allen
Evidence Technician - serving since August 12, 1991
- Officer Tony Banks
- serving since February 29, 2000
- Officer Darrell Betts
- serving since September 14, 2004
- Officer Garet Malott
- serving part time since July 27, 2011
- Officer David Sims
- serving part time since July 26, 2011
- Officer Richard Mitchell
- serving part time since August 23, 2011
Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
the fall of 1995, Sergeant David Sims has operated the D.A.R.E.
program for sixth graders at Our Lady of Refuge School. Since
D.A.R.E.'s implementation, hundreds of students have been taught
skills to aid them in resisting drugs of all types including
tobacco and alcohol.
through Detroit Police Department's Crime Prevention School,
Officer Michael Allen offers assistance to homeowners as well
as business owners in reducing your exposure to crime through
security assessments. Officer Allen has also presented personal
safety seminars with the assistance of guest speakers. Officer
Allen is available to speak to subdivision associations and
other groups in the City.
Weapon and Purchase Permits
for handgun purchase permits may
be obtained at the police department weekdays between 8:00 a.m.
and 4:00 p.m. A Notary Public is normally available at City Hall.
The West Bloomfield Fire Department offers CPR training open to the public on a regular basis. Please visit
or call 248-409-1505 for more information.