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               THE BELLEVILLE
          ENTERPRISE                   Westland police adopt body cams

               Vol. 133, No. 45
            The Belleville Area           Interaction with Westland
          Museum (BAM) will host the   police officers will now include
          Belle Noelle Festival of     a video record of the meeting as
          Trees through Dec. 21 featur-  all officers will be wearing new
          ing decorated trees and      body cameras while answering
          wreaths.                     calls for service.
                          See page 3.     Westland Police Chief Jeff
                                       Jedrusik recently explained that
                  THE CANTON           officers have been wearing the
             EAGLE                     devices for about three weeks
                                       during a press conference at
               Vol. 71, No. 45         Westland City Hall recently.
            Canton Township will          “The implementation of body
          once again honor area ser-   cameras being deployed on all
          vicemen and servicewomen     patrolman is yet another major
          of the armed forces in a spe-  investment that the City of
          cial "Salute to Service" cere-  Westland has made into
          mony Sunday, Nov.11 at The   Westland Police Department,”
          Village Theater at Cherry    said Jedrusik.                Religious leaders, city officials and police officers along with Mayor William R. Wild, third from left, listen
                                                                     to Westland Police Chief Jeff Jedrusik, right, explain the benefits of body mounted cameras for police.
          Hill.                           “A program like this does not
                          See page 2.  just benefit the police depart-  munity.                    Department being one of the   dence that occurred directly in
                                       ment but will benefit the       “The    Westland   Police   first to deploy that technology.  front of the patrol car,”
                                       Westland Community as a       Department is always looking  While dashboard camera tech-  explained Jedrusik. “These
                THE INKSTER            whole,” he added.             for tools that not only advance  nology  has  significantly  videos often do not tell an entire
          LEDGER STAR                     In attendance were elected  technology, but further the  advanced, the Westland Police  story, or they may show view
          LEDGER STAR
               Vol. 71, No. 45         officials, members of the busi-  department's ability to serve the  Department believes they can  that is much different from what
                                                                                                   do better, he added.
                                                                                                                                 the investigating police officers
                                       ness community, administrators
                                                                     community. Citing the imple-
            Seniors in the City of     from the Wayne Westland       mentation of vehicle dashboard  “Prior to our body-worn cam-  saw.”
          Inkster have a wealth of     Schools, religious leaders and  cameras,” Jedrusik said. He  era program, our officers were
          activities to choose from at  members of the Westland com-  recalled the Westland Police  only able to capture video evi-        See Police, page 4
          the Dozier Recreation
          Complex where they meet
          from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on
          Thursdays for various activi-
                          See page 2.

                  THE NORTHVILLE

               Vol. 18, No. 16
            Tickets are now on sale
          for the highly anticipated
          2018 Northville Holiday
          Home Tour, presented by the
          Northville   Community
                          See page 5.

                  THE PLYMOUTH

               Vol. 18, No. 45
            The new year will bring a
          new enrichment program for     Special guest
          preschool children at the
          Plymouth     Arts    and       Members of the Plymouth Noon Rotary Club greeted the new District 6400 governor with a special tribute last week as he made his
          Recreation Complex (PARC).     first “official” visit to the club. Plymouth City Manager Paul Sincock, front row, center, a decades-long member of the Rotary Club, was
                          See page 5.    elected to the prestigious governor’s post recently and as part of his official duties, will attempt to visit each club in the 6400 Rotary
                                         district. Sincock's well-known affection for all things Mickey Mouse was celebrated by his home club members who donned Mickey
                                         and Minnie ears to celebrate his election to the post and his official visit.
                   THE ROMULUS
               Vol. 133, No. 45        The sound of the season
            For the second consecu-
          tive year, a gaggle of cos-  Salvation Army Corps Red Kettle campaign begins throughout area
          tumed runners is expected
          on the streets of Romulus for                 Julie Brown                                                              ter building programs and more.
          the Wobble Gobble Turkey                       Staff Writer                                                              “When you put money in the
          Trot to benefit Romulus                                                                                                red kettle, it's not just for
          Goodfellows.                    The Salvation Army Corps in                                                            Christmas,” said Hulett. “We do
                          See page 3.  western Wayne County is gear-                                                             a lot of youth programs,” includ-
                                       ing up for the Christmas season,                                                          ing the Echo Grove Camp offer-
                  THE WAYNE            and is looking for help.                                                                  ing overnight camping for needy
             EAGLE                     Volunteer bell ringers are need-                                                          youth.
                                       ed, with details online at
                                                                                                                                   “I think people will appreci-
               Vol. 71, No. 45                                                                         ate we're waiting to ring” after
            Movie goers in Wayne can      Volunteers can select the                                                              Thanksgiving, said Maj. Colette
          now enjoy the luxury of heat-  date, time and community                                                                Bailey, who helms the Plymouth
                                       where they would like to ring
                                                                                                                                 Corps with her husband. “We
          ed, reclining seats as they  the famous bell seeking dona-                                                             just have to depend on the Lord
          enjoy the latest in first-run  tions for the Red Kettle cam-                                                           to fill in for us.”
          movies at the historic       paign. Click “Begin Search”                                                                 Bailey notes unlike many
          Phoenix      State-Wayne     then select a location, along with                                                        other Salvation Army Corps,
          Theater.                     the preferred volunteer shift,                                                            “Most of ours are volunteer”
                          See page 4.
                                       and click “Reserve.” A confir-                                                            bell-ringers. She appreciates
                                       mation will be sent by email,                                                             business groups including Ford
                  THE WESTLAND         with instructions and a date  Volunteer Red Kettle Bell Ringers will be on the streets this month  Motor Co., families, Rotarians,
             EAGLE                     reminder.                     as the annual Salvation Army fundraising effort begins.     Kiwanians and others who vol-
                                          “Volunteers are where we
               Vol. 71, No. 45         bring in money,” said Envoy Jim  but need adult supervision. For  fundraising goal for metro  unteer.
                                                                                                                                   “Not only with their money
             Members of the Westland   Hulett of the Wayne-Westland  his corps, groups like the    Detroit is $8.2 million. Leaders  but with their time. People vol-
          Veterans Association will    Corps, which also serves      National Honor Society chap-  emphasize critical social servic-  unteer and they teach their chil-
          host a special ceremony at 2  Romulus, Inkster, and New    ters at Westland John Glenn and  es, such as more than 622,000  dren to volunteer,” she said of
          p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in  Boston.                       Wayne Memorial high schools   nights of shelter, Yule gifts for  volunteers, noting her own
          celebration of Veterans Day.    Hulett said children and   volunteer at Christmas.       more than 105,000 children and
                          See page 4.  teens are welcome bell-ringers  This year, the Salvation Army  seniors, after-school and charac-  See Red Kettle, page 6

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