Police Department


       The administration of the police department is responsible for the overall management and direction of the department and consists of the Chief of Police two Deputy Chiefs and two Captains.  The Dearborn Heights Police Department is functionally organized into two divisions with a Deputy Chief and Captain in charge of each one of the department's divisions.  The department's divisions consist of the Patrol Services Division and the Investigative Services Division. Deputy Chief Michael Petri and Captain Mark Meyers are in charge of the Investigative Services Division and Deputy Chief Daniel Voltattorni and Captain Rory McManmon are in charge of the Patrol Services Division. 

Meet The Administration

Chief Dan Voltattorni

Chief Voltattorni began his career in law enforcement as a Police Cadet in 1987.  In his career, he has served in a number of capacities, as Uniform Division Lieutenant in charge of Special Investigations, Tactical Response Unit Commander, and Supervisor of the department's Directed Patrol Unit, DEA Task Force Officer and Range staff.  He holds a bachelor's of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Madonna University, an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Henry Ford Community College and is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University School of Staff and Command. He was promoted to Uniform Division Captain in 2013 and to the posititon of Deputy Chief in 2017 and was sworn to the Chief in November of 2018.    

Chief Voltattorni

Deputy Chief Michael Petri 

Deputy Chief Petri was hired as a Police Cadet in 1987, promoted to the rank of Police Officer in 1988, Detective Sergeant in 1997, Investigative Services Captain in 2015 and to his current position as Deputy Chief in 2017. During his tenure he has served as a Field Training Officer,Precision Driving and Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.) Instructor, Advanced Evidence Technician, Undercover Operations/Narcotics Officer, Detective, and member of the Dearborn Heights Police Honor Guard. His academic endeavors include Associate and Bachelors Degrees in Criminal Justice from Madonna University, Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Michigan, as well as being a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff & Command. 

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Captain Mark Meyers

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Captain Rory McManmon