Optimists honor Farmington Hills Officer

The Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist Club on May 8 honored Farmington Hills Police Officer Ryan Rosenick as its 2018 Police Officer of the Year.

Farmington/Hills Optimist Club Police Officer of the Year
Officer Ryan Rosenick, Optimist Club President Ken Wasmer and Police Chief Chuck Nebus (City of Farmington Hills)

Rosenick received the following departmental honors in 2018:

  • Citation for the arrest of three suspects responsible for firing several rounds from a handgun into an apartment, striking two people. One of the victims succumbed to his wounds. A protracted and detailed investigation resulted in the three being arrested and charged with numerous felonies, including murder.
  • Citation for his response and safe conclusion to a man who was threatening to end his life with a firearm and had barricaded himself in his home.
  • Two Chain of Life Awards for administering the lifesaving drug Narcan (Naloxone) to persons who had overdosed on opioids.

Rosenick began his career with the department in 2013, as a Police Service Aide. He was promoted to Police Officer in 2014 after attending the Wayne County Regional Police Academy, and holds an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security from Schoolcraft Community College.

He has also received the following awards:

  • Two Citations​
  • Two Unit Citations​
  • Three Chain of Life Awards
  • One Commendation
  • One Police Officer of the Year Award

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