Governor Granholm Announces Reappointments to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards

Contact: David King 517-322-6433

July 13, 2010 - LANSING - On July 6, 2010, Governor Jennifer Granholm announced the following reappointments to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards:

Ronald Bretz of Lansing, professor of law at Thomas Cooley Law School, is reappointed to represent individuals submitted by the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan for a term expiring November 1, 2014.

James Bosscher of McBain, Missaukee County sheriff, is reappointed to represent elected sheriffs submitted by the Michigan Sheriffs' Association for a term expiring November 1, 2014.

David Morse of Howell, Livingston County prosecuting attorney, is reappointed to represent individuals submitted by the Prosecuting Attorneys' Association of Michigan for a term expiring November 1, 2014.

Doreen Olko of Lake Orion, chief of police for the city of Auburn Hills Police Department, is reappointed to represent individuals submitted by the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police for a term expiring November 1, 2014.

Richard Weiler of Sterling Heights, director of the Police Officers Labor Council, is reappointed to represent individuals nominated by the Police Officers Labor Council of Michigan for a term expiring November 1, 2014.

The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards serves as the oversight commission for all law enforcement training funds and criminal justice training funds in Michigan.  The main focus of the commission is on professionalism, formal in-service training and number of officers receiving training as well as the institution of law enforcement training standards, implementation of a web-based information system available to all law enforcement, and award training grants that advance the objectives of the commission.

These reappointments are subject to Article V, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963.  They stand confirmed unless disapproved by the Senate within 60 days.

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