Category Archives: Safety and Security

Tax Season Fraud Prevention Tips

Tax season is approaching and along with it, comes the unfortunately consequence of ID Theft/Tax Fraud. The Northville Township Public Safety team wants to share these tips with you: Routinely check your credit reports. You are legally entitled to one per year from each of the main credit bureaus. Links are available through Shred… Read More »

Northville Township Public Safety is Seeking Feedback

The Northville Township Public Safety Team needs your help! It’s a five-minute survey which will be used to guide the Public Safety Five Year Strategic Plan. If you have additional information, ideas or suggestions not discussed in this survey, please feel free to contact Lieutenant Mike Burrough at 248.662.0546. To take the anonymous survey, please… Read More »

Protect your Pets

Pet owners please be aware that there are coyotes in Northville Township. Dogs and cats can be inviting to them, in fact a resident in Grande Vista Estates, off of 7 mile and west of Beck, just lost their small dog to 2 coyotes. According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, coyotes can be found… Read More »

Fire Extinquisher Recall

Kidde recalled approximately 40 million fire extinguishers produced between 1973 and 2017. Consumers with these plastic handled extinguishers are eligible for a free replacement extinguisher from Kidde. Below is information provided by the CPSC: Description: This recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers.… Read More »

Northville Women’s Club Meeting

The next meeting of the Northville Women’s Club will be held on Friday, November 20th at 1:30 PM.   Come join us and help us celebrate 125 years in Northville! A representative from the Northville Police Department will present FINANCIAL CRIMES AND IDENTITY THEFT. The meeting is held at the First United Methodist Church on Eight Mile… Read More »

Fire Prevention Week

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” stresses the importance of developing a home-escape plan and practicing it. A home escape plan includes working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in every bedroom, and near all sleeping areas.  It also includes two ways out of every room,… Read More »

Look Out For Credit Card Skimmers

The current issue of the Michigan State Police Community Bulletin offers these valuable tips: Credit card skimmers are continuing to be found at gas stations across the state. The illegal placement of the skimmers puts your credit card information at risk of being stolen. To lessen your chance of becoming victim of a credit card… Read More »

Dryer Vents

We have run articles about the importance of cleaning your dryer vents in the past but it is certainly worth repeating as in-attention causes over 15,000 fires annually which is especially troubling since we share a wall with our neighbors. Lint is moist and like a snowball, the longer it rolls the bigger it gets.   Given the lengths… Read More »

Eliminating the Risk of Holiday Fires

The following was reprinted from the Michigan State Police December Community Newsletter: While the holidays are a time for celebration and gathering together with family and friends, the Michigan State Police wants to remind residents that the holidays also pose heightened risks of fire.Contributing factors to the risk of fire include an increase in cooking,… Read More »