New police K-9 borrows name from beloved Officer Tammy Bice

MICHIGAN (WJRT) (11/29/2018) – “We heard about it when it happened; and, instantly when I heard about it, I knew there would be a dog donated in her name. But, it had to be the right dog, too,” said Jason Foltz. Now one year after Grand Blanc City’s Officer Tammy Bice took her own life, […]

Richard M. Connell

Richard M. “Dick” Connell, age 79, died Monday, November 19, 2018 at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. Richard was born February 1, 1939 in Pontiac, Michigan, son of the late Melvin A. Connell and the late Joan (nee: Danhoff) Connell. Richard, or “Dick” as he was more affectionately known, was raised in Pontiac, Mount Clemens, Bay City, and later in Saginaw, Michigan. Dick […]

New K-9 police dog named after fallen Officer Glenn Doss

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. – The West Bloomfield Police Department is growing, and its newest member has four legs. K-9 Doss was donated by the charity Prevention Concepts and Solutions in honor of a fallen cop. Detroit police Officer Glenn Doss Jr. was killed in January. “This will be my first dog,” said Officer Robert Thornsberry. […]