Perry City Hall * 203 W. Polly Street * Perry, MI 48872-9503 * Phone: (517) 625-3535 * Fax: (517) 625-6157 * Hearing Impaired may Dial 711
PERRY POLICE MISSION STATEMENT
The Perry Police Department exists to preserve public safety and property
through service and protection.
We accomplish this through adaptive patrol techniques, progressive training, teamwork,
and most importantly,
a close relationship to the community of Perry.
Chief of Police Kyle Bawks
Ph: (517) 625-3535 Ext. 238 * Fax: (517) 625-6157 * E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Kyle Bawks has been the Perry Police Chief since August 2007
and a member of the Perry Police Department (PPD) since
He graduated from the Mid-Michigan Police Academy in 2000,
after attending Lansing Community College and
Michigan State University.
During his time with PPD, Chief Bawks spent three years as the
School Resource Officer (SRO) for Perry Schools.
While working with the schools he developed an interest in studying
anti-terrorism training (foreign and domestic) and terrorism response
(lock down and evacuation procedures), which he still continues.
In August 2006, Bawks started training with Saint, one of two K-9's
with PPD. He has found working with Saint to be extremely rewarding.
Saint is trained in narcotics detection, tracking,
area/article/building search, handler protection and tactical obedience.
Both Bawks and Saint are active members of the National Association of
Professional Canine Handlers (NAPCH) and the Mid-Michigan Police
Canine Association (MMPCA). They train on a regular basis and are
developing more skills as time goes on.
Chief Bawks enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and
other outside activities.
As a graduate of Perry High School, he also enjoys following Rambler
“Leadership is a combination of strategy and character; if you must be without one, be without strategy.”
- General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
City of Perry
Officer Shawn Hanycz
Officer Hanycz has been a member
of the Perry Police Department since
He completed his police training at
Northern Michigan University where
he studied Criminal Justice and
received his Associates Degree.
Sgt. Michael Monroe
Perry Police Officer Michael Monroe (right)
was officially promoted to the rank of sergeant
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
Chief of Police Kyle Bawks (left) announced
the promotion during the Perry City Council
meeting later that evening.
Sgt. Monroe has been a member of the City
of Perry Police Department since July 2005.
He completed his police training at the Flint
Academy in March 2000. After graduation,
he served for the Flint Police Department,
Oakland County Sheriff's Department
and Genesee Township Police Department.
Prior to a career in law enforcement, Monroe
served with the United States Air Force from
1991 to 1997,
when he was honorably discharged.
Officer Monroe is a avid outdoorsman, hunter
and family man.
Officer Sean Gifford
Officer Gifford has been a member
of the City Of Perry Police Department
since January 2006.
He completed his police training at the
Flint Police Academy in
November of 2004.
After graduation, he served for the
Argentine Township Police Department,
Village of Elsie Police Department and
Prior to his career as a law enforcement
Officer Gifford worked in the
Auto Industry for
more than 15 years.
In August 2006, Officer Gifford began
with K-9 Officer Ted,
a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois,
who was retired in 2013.
Officer Gifford enjoys hunting, reading,
outdoor and water sports and
with his family and friends.
“Integrity is honor and it’s what defines us, remember the fallen Officers”
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