“Today the residents of the City of Detroit and Wayne County have lost an exemplary public servant who dedicated his life to protect and serve his community and inspired others to join the law enforcement profession.

“A lifelong Detroiter and highly respected law enforcement official who had a deep devotion to his family and the citizens he had the honor to serve. It is with tremendous sadness and gratitude that we offer our heartfelt sympathy and condolences to his family and loved ones.”

Reps. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, Chair, Tenisha Yancey, Joe Tate and Tyrone Carter and the entire Detroit Caucus.