Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon and The Wayne County Sheriff's Office would like to thank all of our sponsors including Meijer Store, Chemical Bank, Royal Oak Storage, UAW "Making Our Children Smile" Charity just to name a few. We were able to give 75 families and 300 children in Wayne County gifts during the holiday season.
WCSO picked up gifts from Ms. Shirley Birch of CUP Community Group. Thank you Motown Grill in The Belmont Shopping Center for being a sponsor for this wonderful event.
On Sunday, December 11, 2016, The Wayne County Sheriff's Office had Lunch With Santa at Antonio's Cucina Italiana Restaurant at the Dearborn Heights location.
Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon, Deputies & Santa collected gifts to give to Wayne County Children this holiday season. A big thanks goes out to Antonio's Cucina Italiana Restaurant for their support and generosity.
On Friday, December 9, 2016, Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon (along with Local 3317 and WCDSA/P.O.A.M.) hosted his annual Goodfellows Fundraiser party benefitting "No Child Without a Christmas." This massive, yet heartwarming event conducted by hundreds of Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies experience the joy of brightening others lives by raising money to buy toys for area girls and boys at Christmas. (Families are identified and pre-selected in advance based on need).
"We want to ensure that when Christmas rolls around that those in need have even more incentive to smile and that they know they are loved and cared for at home and also by those of us in the community." said Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
This year's party-co-sponsored by Local 3317 and WCDSA/P.O.A.M featured a raffle live auction, food and music.
On Friday, December 2, 2016, Cobo Center was filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas at the annual Adopt-A-Child Christmas Party. This year, deputies and appointees of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office adopted 50 children. They showered the children with gifts, warm clothing and toys.
The WCSO partners with the North End Youth Improvement Council (N.E.Y.I.C) to deliver Christmas gifts to area children.
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon and the entire Wayne County Sheriff’s Office will honor our fallen comrade, Wayne State University Police Sgt. Collin Rose. Sheriff Napoleon and the men and women of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office express their sincerest condolences in the loss of Sgt. Rose. Sheriff Napoleon wants to acknowledge his passing and honor Sgt. Rose’s memory with a tribute that will be executed by the members of the WCSO.
“We are saddened to hear of the passing of Sgt. Rose. Sgt. Rose was known to many for getting involved in community service. Sgt. Rose was also known for being a very proactive, canine officer who worked hard at keeping the community safe. This is a tremendous loss to us all.” said Sheriff Napoleon.
On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11a.m., all WCS officers in equipped units will assume a fixed location on Wayne County roads and simultaneously enable their lights and sirens for 15 seconds in memory of Sgt. Rose. We ask your assistance in alerting the traveling public who may witness this tribute that this is an agency-wide observance so they are not unnecessarily alarmed.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch hosted the 64th Annual Attorney General's Awards Ceremony honoring the Justice Department and WCSO.
Congratulations to our finest! The Wayne County Sheriff's Office was recognized for their dedicated service to the citizens of Wayne County. WCSO Award Recipients included, Sgt. Daniel Carmona, Cpl. Brian Rinehart, Cpl. David Weinman and Cpl. Raymond Alam.
We are honored to be highlighted for our community efforts. "The Attorney General's Awards provide us with a rare opporunity to honor the efforts of outstanding department employees and our invaluable partners across the federal government and at the state and local levels," said Attorney General Lynch. "Their work had made our nation- and our world- stronger, safer and more just, and I am proud of and inspired by each and every one of them."
On Friday, October 28, 2016, The American Arab Chamber of Commerce (AACC) recognized Wayne County Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon at its 24th Annual "Building Economic Bridges" Gala, which was held at Livonia's Burton Manor.
More than 1,000 guest celebrated the contributions of the local American Arab community. AT&T Regional Vice President Gregory Clark presented Wayne County Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon the Community and Economic Bridge Builder of the Year Award for his excepitional support, dedication and commitment to the American Arab Community.
AACC Chairman Ahmad Chebbani said, "We created the Community Bridge Builder Award to recognize civic leaders such as Sheriff Napoleon. His service to our cities and county, his integrity and outreach, have helped to make this region safer and attractive to businesses and families. He is a true bridge builder."