City of Gibraltar

Police Department

Contact Information

Police Department Staff

Police Chief Rick Tanguay

rtanguay@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Phone: (734) 676-5229
Fax: (734) 676-5124 

Patrol Sergeant/SRO Tim Trush

Phone: (734) 676-1022 ext 140
Fax: (734) 676-5124 

ttrush@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

SRO Brandon Seifert

bseifert@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Phone: (734) 676-1022 ext 136

Patrol Officer Scott Oldani

soldani@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Phone:  (734) 676-1022 ext 141

Patrol Officer Mike Lezotte

mlezotte@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Phone:  (734) 676-1022 ext 173

On Duty Dispatcher

dispatch@cityofgibraltarmi.gov 

(734) 676 1022 

911 for emergencies or text to 911. 

Police Department Staff

Detective Lieutenant Bruce Bullard

Phone: (734) 676-4669
Fax: (734) 676-5124

bbullard@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Patrol Sergeant Gary Robinson

Phone: (734) 676-1022 ext 139

grobinson@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Patrol Officer Dan Sampson

Phone: (734) 676-1022 ext 138

dsampson@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Patrol Officer Noah Smykowski

Phone: (734) 676-1022 ext 136

nsmykowski@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Patrol Officer Jacob Bates

Phone: (734) 676 1022 ext 145

jbates@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Records Clerk Mike Anderson

Phone: (734) 676-4155 

manderson@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Ordinance Officer Dave Lacourse

dlacourse@cityofgibraltarmi.gov

Phone: (734) 676-1022 ext 211

Code of Ordinances
Crash Reports

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Crime Prevention/ Identity Theft

Should you observe suspicious people or vehicles in your neighborhood, please call the Gibraltar Police Department and notify them of your observations. A description of people or vehicles is helpful.

 

Identity  theft is the act of someone stealing your personal information to commit fraud. There are many ways that criminals will try to steal your identity.

Please visit: 

Identity theft.gov

For tools to help prevent Identity thief please visit the federal trade commission website:

Federal Trade Commission Advise

 

 

District Court

General 33rd district court information can be found by clicking on the link below:

33rd District Court

To request a hearing on a Traffic Ticket: 

https://33court.com/request-a-hearing/

Pay a traffic ticket:

https://33court.com/online-payments/

 

Monthly Fermi and City Siren Testing

Fermi Siren Test: The Public Safety Department wishes to keep you aware of activities involving our City and the Fermi Nuclear Power Plant located in Monroe County. Our City is located within a 10-mile radius, to the north of the plant. Thus, Gibraltar falls within the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ). Wayne County Emergency Management Division is the agency in charge of all emergency planning for the communities in Wayne County that fall within the EPZ, (Gibraltar, Flat Rock, Rockwood, and center/south portions of Brownstown). On the last Wednesday of each month, between 9:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. the Fermi siren is tested. We will  also test our Emergency Sirens located at South Gibraltar Road and Stoeflet (Pump  Station) and on Middle Gibraltar Road and Meadowlark Blvd. If there were an actual emergency at the Fermi Plant, you would need to tune your radio to either WJR (AM 760) or WWJ (AM 950), for information and/or instructions. Our City also uses the Emergency Siren for other emergencies as they occur.

Crime Victims Information
 
Traffic Information
  • During the year, we receive complaints about portable basketball backboards and skateboard ramps being used or left on the public street. Section 15-21 of the City Ordinance prohibits obstructing any public street or sidewalk. These items must be removed from the public street and utilized on private driveways or in rear yards only.
  • According to State of Michigan traffic laws, transportation means such as “Go-Peds” or motorized scooters / skateboards are listed as mopeds. Thus, the operator needs a moped license, helmet, and must obey all traffic signs and signals. The Go-Ped needs to be equipped with a headlight, brake light, and a seat. Violators’ subject themselves to a court ticket and potential fines
Gibraltar GoodFellows

 

Gibraltar Goodfellows is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1992, and donations are tax-deductible.

Hope Not Handcuffs Families Against Narcotics

The City of Gibraltar has a partnership with Hope not Handcuffs.  

https://www.familiesagainstnarcotics.org/frequently-asked-questions

Hope Not Handcuffs is an initiative launched by Families Against Narcotics (FAN) in 2017. The program is a collaborative effort between FAN, law enforcement, and community organizations to find viable treatment options for individuals seeking help to reduce their dependence on prescription medication, alcohol, heroin, or other drugs. It is a solution.

 

How It Works

A person struggling with any substance use disorder can come to any of the participating police agencies or community partners and ask for help. They will be greeted with support, compassion, and respect. If accepted into the program*, the individual will be guided through a brief intake process to ensure proper treatment placement.
 
If a person is uninsured or has Medicaid, we will work directly with the local Office of Substance Abuse Services for placement. If a person has private insurance, we will provide them with treatment options covered by their plan. Regardless, our team will work to get them into treatment as soon as possible. We have more than 600 volunteer Angels, and one of them will help with paperwork and provide compassionate support until a treatment option is found.

Mobile Crisis Services

Crisis Services

https://dwihn.org/

Crisis Services ensures appropriate access to behavioral health services and crisis management for adults and children experiencing a crisis, including assessment, care coordination, and referrals to the most appropriate level of care. The DWIHN crisis services department consists of dedicated staff trained in the DWIHN crisis continuum who are consistently available for all those experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
Crisis Services staff consists of the following:
  • Director: Oversees and closely monitors the day-to-day functioning of the networks’ crisis and access system in accordance with DWIHN policies and all applicable state regulations
  • Hospital Liaisons: Provide support to crisis intervention teams and emergency rooms in placing community members who have waited 23 hours for inpatient settings, assist with moving consumers out of the ER to lower levels of care when appropriate as well as assisting with transitions in care and discharge planning. 
  • Community Law Enforcement Liaison: Provides support and assistance to first responders when addressing community members with behavioral health concerns, work with Homeless Community Groups to assist with connecting community members with mental health and housing needs, follow up with CMH providers for consumers addressing behavioral health crisis in the community. 
  • Mobile Outreach Clinician: Participates in community events and provides education related to service access for mental/behavioral health, substance abuse, veterans, intellectual/developmental disabilities, housing, and other resources.
     
Adult Crisis Screening: Facilitated via Hegira Health Inc’s Community Outreach for Psychiatric Services (COPE).  Services include:
  • Mobile Crisis Intervention teams that are responsible for screening to determine appropriate level of care for adults experiencing behavioral health crisis
  • Mobile Crisis Stabilization Teams for post-disposition follow-up when an adult does not go to an inpatient level of care or is placed in a Crisis Residential Unit (CRU). COPE Requests for services originate from Emergency Departments, Specialized Residential and SIL Homes.
  • Crisis Stabilization Units (CSUs) for adults in crisis with up to 23 consecutive hours of supervised care to help de-escalate the severity of the crisis, to provide urgent behavioral health care, and to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations.  Open 24 hours.  Located at 33505 Schoolcraft in Livonia.
Children’s’ Crisis Screening:
  • The Children’s Center operates the Children’s Crisis Care Center, 313-324-8557, M-F from 8:00am-8:00 pm
  • Mobile Crisis Services are provided by New Oakland Family Centers and The Guidance Center 24/7.  Emergency Departments contact the DWIHN Access Center (Wellplace) at 1-800-241-4949 to have teams dispatched.
  • New Oakland Family Centers (NOFC) – Children’s Intensive Crisis Stabilization Services (ICSS) 24/7: 1-800-877-1650

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Information

Animal Reminders: The 2022 Animal Licenses now are available for purchase at $5.00 per license until March 31, 2022. Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets need to be licensed in the City of Gibraltar. Bring proof of rabies vaccination to the Gibraltar Police Department to purchase a license at any time.

Dogs cannot be allowed to run loose anywhere in Gibraltar, including in City Parks. Pets must be on a leash and under your control when away from your property. If you take your animals for a walk, you must also carry a container to pick up after them.

Internet Safety – For Parents: The Danger… The Internet is a constantly growing educational resource for children and can be a positive experience. Millions of children surf the Internet for school and entertainment every day. Children also communicate through E-Mails, chat rooms, and public message boards. Unsupervised, the Internet can be dangerous, exposing our children to predators and inappropriate material.

To Report a Cyber Creep Call 1-877-5CYBER3

According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, one in five children receive unwanted sexual solicitations online and seventy percent of these unwanted solicitations happen on a home computer. The survey also found that most families who have youth who use the Internet regularly do not use filtering or blocking software.

The Solution: Parents should educate their children to be cyber-smart. Prevention and awareness is the key to deterring cyber-predators and exposure to inappropriate material. Children are trusting, naive, and curious. They must be supervised by parents who have a fundamental understanding of computer technology and the Internet.

Curfew Reminder: The City of Gibraltar has a curfew ordinance (Section #15-5). Children 15 years of age and younger must be home by 10:00 p.m. If 16 years of age, kids must be home by midnight. Parents who allow their kids to violate this ordinance subject themselves to receiving a ticket for allowing their children to violate curfew.