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The Novi Police Department strives to continue as a professional, proactive, and service oriented law enforcement agency. Our focus is on problem oriented and community oriented policing which is embodied in our vision statement; “Partners With Our Community.” The women and men who comprise the Novi Police Department are committed to enhance the quality of life and lessen the criminal fears of all citizens, business leaders, and visitors.

The Administration of the Novi Police Department is responsible for directing the overall operation of the organization. This includes the daily operations of all divisions, sections, and units, in addition to research, planning, fiscal management, and personnel recruiting, hiring, and development.

The Police Administration consists of the following personnel:

Erick Zinser - Director of Public Safety / Chief of Police
Scott Baetens - Assistant Police Chief
Pat Cauchi - Budget Analyst
Robert Manar - Training and Standards Sergeant
Renee Landis - Administrative Assistant

The Administrative team of the Novi Police Department is prepared to assist you with any questions or concerns that you might have. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance.

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