Gerrish Township Police Department

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Department News

Get Your ACT NOW Cash Raffle Tickets – First Prize $1,000

Get your ACT NOW Cash Raffle Tickets Now…Can be purchased from any Gerrish Police Officer or ACT NOW Board Member (also available at the Gerrish Township Police Department).  $10.00 each, drawing will be held on Nov. 20, 2017 (you do not need to be present to win).  Only 600 Tickets will be sold!

First Prize $1,000, Second Prize $500, Third Prize $250, Fourth Prize $250

All proceeds benefit ACT NOW community programs and projects such as Shop-With-A-Cop, Trunk or Treat, Scholarship Program, Kids Helping Kids Foster Program and the Gerrish Township CERT team, just to name a few!

Gerrish Officers Participate in Victim Services Unit-NMCAC Golf Outing

Chief Brian Hill, Officer Norm LaBonte, Officer Shannon Fick and Rachel LaBonte represented the Gerrish Township Police Officers Association today at the Annual Roscommon County Sheriff Victims Services Unit/Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center Golf Outing at Pineview Highlands Golf Course in Houghton Lake.  They had a beautiful day to participate and we thank them for volunteering on their off time to support these two great agencies!


Wishing all the “DAD’s” out there a safe and happy Father’s Day…Enjoy your weekend!

Chief Hill – 35 Year Anniversary

Congratulations Chief Brian Hill on your 35th year with Gerrish Township Police Department and Thank You for your continued dedication and service!

Sgt. Patchin – 25 Year Anniversary

Congratulations Sergeant Greg Patchin on your 25th year with Gerrish Township Police Department and Thank You for your continued dedication and service!

Safety Day at Roscommon Elementary June 7th

Gerrish Township CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) participated in the Roscommon Elementary School Safety Day on June 7th.  CERT had their fully equipped trailer on display and volunteers demonstrated to the students the different functions that CERT provides for our Emergency Services.  Thank you CERT volunteers John Ellis, Mike Briggs, Ginny Trombley, Ed Thoma, Rachel LaBonte & “Sam” and CERT Coordinator Sharon Zacny!

Gerrish Township Police Officer Norm LaBonte also attended the event with the Department’s Ranger multi-purpose/rescue vehicle along with Fire Chief Lippert, Paramedic/FF Lt. Kristi Gilliam, EMT/FF Lt. Brandon Rodgers and EMS Captain/Medic/FF Donna Brown of the Gerrish Fire/EMS Department with their Advanced Life Support ambulance.

Annual ACT NOW Golf Outing August 12, 2017

Come join in the fun at the ACT NOW 8th Annual GOLF OUTING on August 12, 2017.  The event will take place at Redwood Golf Course (4345 Redwood Drive, Roscommon) and starts at 10:00 a.m. with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The fee is $50 per person or $200 per team and includes 18 holes, four-person scramble, golf cart, multiple hole games, prizes, Chinese Raffle, hot dogs on the turn and dinner afterwards!!  Sink a hole-in-one on the 18th and win a car!  Water and pop will be provided, adult beverages will be available at the club house or beverage cart.

If you don’t golf but would like to sponsor a hole or donate a prize, that would be appreciated also.  All proceeds from this event will support the annual community programs and projects sponsored by ACT NOW, the Gerrish Twp. Police Department and CERT team such as Shop-With-A-Cop, Trunk or Treat, Kids Helping Kids foster children program and many others.

Click link here for a printable PDF brochure/registration Golf Outing Brochure 2017 or you can pick up a registration form from any Gerrish Police Officer or at the Gerrish Twp. Police Department.


Gerrish P.D. Participates in MSP “Honor Flight” Golf Outing

Thank you to Gerrish Police Department’s Sgt. Greg Patchin, Officer Shannon Fick, Officer Norm LaBonte and Rachel LaBonte for participating in the Annual MSP “Honor Flight” Golf Outing today at Fox Run Country Club.  The Gerrish Township Police Officers Association supported this event along with ACT NOW who donated funds to sponsor a hole.  Thank you to all the men and women who serve our country in the military, past and present, we honor and salute you!!   This event raises money for Veterans to go to Washington D.C. and visit all the war memorials at absolutely no cost.  It is a wonderful charity that is dedicated to honor our Veterans service and sacrifices.

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