The primary responsibility of local government is to provide for the public health and safety of persons and property. This responsibility, when properly managed, can substantially improve the growth and economic development of the community. The population of Novi has grown rapidly. Census data indicates Novi grew by 7,096 people between 2000 and 2008, with the number of new households increasing by 20 percent. With these increases, Novi's Public Safety Departments (Police and Fire) have also seen an increase in their respective calls for service. According to the statistically valid 2016 Community Survey, 87% of all respondents felt it was very important or essential to make yearly investments in facilities and equipment for police and fire. The City of Novi has improved safety over the years by using a comprehensive approach of managing existing personnel by effectively training, improving equipment, and recruiting and retaining the highest caliber staff.

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