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Police Training

The Training Office provides for the training needs of all police personnel within the department, including arrangements to send employees to classes and seminars anywhere in the country. Sworn officers, ordinance officers and civilians attended various schools and training. Additionally, sworn officers and ordinance personnel receive 24 hours of In-Service Training annually. Training is also extended to Reserve Police Officers and Explorers.

This includes police academy training for recruit officers and mandatory internal training such as:

    • Verbal De-Escalation
    • Alternatives to Violent Force
    • Less Than Lethal Training
    • Implicit & Explicit Bias Training
    • Annual In-Service Training
      • Michigan Department of Civil Rights
          • Implicit Bias Training Levels 1 & 2
          • Legitimacy & Procedural Justice
    • Noise Enforcement
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Autism
    • CPR/AED Qualification

Each Patrol officer receives up-to-date information on the legal aspects of Use of Force and refresher training in the physical and mental aspects of physical confrontations.

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Training Office
313-943-2213

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
313-943-2213

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
313-943-2241