Farmington officer graduates from Command School

Joe LaRussa

Farmington Public Safety Commander Andrew Morché graduated on October 11 from the Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command Executive Leadership Program.

Andrew Morche Command graduation
Pictured from left: Director Frank Demers, Commander Andrew Morché, Deputy Director Ted Warthman. (Farmington Public Safety)

The 14-year department veteran served in the Patrol Division and the Special Operation Unit before being promoted to sergeant in 2014 and commander in 2016. He is currently assigned as a Patrol Division commander.

According to Public Safety Director Frank Demers, with Morché‘s achievement, all executive-level department personnel are graduates of an advanced leadership and police management program.

“I’m proud of all the hard work and dedication that Commander Morché gave to successfully complete this very challenging executive management program. This training will only serve to strengthen his already outstanding leadership abilities,” he said in a press release.

Morché holds a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Ferris State University, a Master’s degree in management and leadership from Webster University, and is a graduate of the Schoolcraft College Police Academy. He has received numerous awards and citations, including Officer of the Year in 2013.

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. EMU’s School of Staff and Command has a reputation for excellence and is supported by quality instructors and law enforcement management professionals.

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