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Reserve Officers

The Reserve Police Officers Unit is comprised of volunteers ReservePatchwho receive training in police work through the Wayne County Regional Police Academy and In-Service Training. Reserves are uniformed and equipped just as full-time officers. They volunteer to assist the police department with many activities including special events, such as the annual Memorial Day Parade and Homecoming.

Reserve Officers also provide uniformed services for several special events such as the Greenfield Village fireworks display, the Asura March, the Martian Marathon, and the Relay for Life event.

For more information on the Dearborn Police Reserve Officer Program, contact the Training and Development Office at the number below.

Training Office

Reserve Officers Application

Fusion Center

One Investigative Division corporal is specifically assigned as an intelligence officer and assigned to the Michigan High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Investigative Services and Deconfliction Center (HIDTA ISDC), and to the Detroit and Southeast Michigan Information and Intelligence Center (DSEMIIC) Fusion Centers. Fusion Centers are state-owned and operated centers that serve as focal points in states and major urban areas for the receipt, analysis, gathering and sharing of threat-related information between government and private sectors.

The Fusion Center Liaison develops and maintains those relationships with outside agencies to expedite the flow of information and intelligence to and from the Dearborn Police Department with state, federal, and local partners. These partnerships result in the resolution of many crimes that are affecting Dearborn and regional communities. Fighting regional serial-crimes, such as human trafficking, auto theft, organized retail fraud, and identity theft, is a primary focus.

While assigned to HIDTA ISDC, responsibilities include the handling of Classified and Sensitive Information, providing investigative support, Event Deconflictions, Intelligence Requests and Case Matching services. The Fusion Liaison also provides access to agency specific information. Providing this access allows the Michigan HIDTA ISDC personnel to obtain pertinent local agency report information which aids in the completion of intelligence products and reports.

Patrol Division

Commanding Officer: Commander Madou Bazzi 313-943-2249, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Executive Officer: Captain Vincent Belloli, 313-943-2055

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The Patrol Division is the largest and most visible division of the police department. The division consists of 116 sworn police officers, 22 supervisors. The Patrol Division represents nearly 60% of the overall sworn police force.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• To protect all residents and visitors to the City of Dearborn from crime.
• To present a positive and professional image of the City and the police department to all persons.
• To promote trust, cooperation, partnership, and respect with the community.
• To prevent and enforce violations of laws and ordinances.
• To arrest criminal offenders.
• To suppress civil disturbances.
• To conduct preliminary investigations at accidents and crime scenes.
• To give aid and information to all persons as required.

The patrol force consists of two platoons (Days and Nights) working overlapping 12- hour shifts. Both platoons are staffed uniformed officers that perform preventative patrols, law and traffic enforcement operations, general citizen assistance, as well as immediate emergency response, 24 hours a day. These officers conduct proactive visible patrol operations on the streets and in the business centers throughout the City.

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Patrol Division

Motor Carrier

The Motor Carrier Enforcement Unit officers are assigned to monitor commercial vehicles, and to ensure public safety and compliance with motor carrier regulations. Motor Carrier Officers patrol for violations of commercial vehicle size, weight, equipment, cargo securement, moving violations, and driver qualification provisions.

In FY2020, the Motor Carrier Unit inspected 109 vendor vehicles, taxicabs, and commercial motor vehicles operating within the city. Motor Carrier Officers have also taken on a greater role with assisting Patrol Officers with daily runs and traffic stops. The Motor Carrier Unit completed 96 DOT (Department of Transportation) commercial vehicle safety inspections. Nine of these inspections were hazardous material vehicles.


Motor Carrier Officers are also certified as Special Agents of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and attend annual in-service training with the Michigan State Police for topics related to hazardous materials and commercial motor vehicles. In addition, officers placed 33 vehicles out-of-service for operating with unsafe and deteriorating equipment, impounded a total of 15 vehicles, and arrested a total of 16 drivers for violations and/or warrants.

Seasonal Weight Restrictions “Frost Laws”

Get a Vehicle Inspected
The Motor Carrier Unit takes appointments for vendor inspections during business hours, Monday through Friday. A $20 fee covers the original inspection only. Appointments MUST be made by contacting the Motor Carrier Unit.

Motor Carrier Unit

In the News:
Dearborn Police partners with MSP to ensure traffic is safe