Public Safety Commander completes leadership program

Farmington Public Safety Commander Todd Anderson graduated October 6 from the Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command Executive Leadership Program.

Commander Todd Anderson
Pictured from left: Deputy Director Ted Warthman, Commander Todd Anderson, and Director Frank Demers (Farmington Public Safety)

Anderson, a 17-year veteran, was promoted to sergeant in 2006 and commander in 2014. He is currently assigned as a patrol division commander. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Madonna University and is a graduate of the Macomb County Police Academy.

The Eastern Michigan University Staff and Command school is an intensive program consisting of 350 hours of classroom instruction over 10 months geared toward police management.

“The public safety department is committed to training its personnel to prepare them for leadership positions within the department,” Public Safety Director Frank Demers said in a press release. “I’m proud of all the hard work and dedication that Commander Anderson gave to successfully complete this very challenging executive management program. This training will only serve to strengthen his already outstanding leadership abilities.”