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