Chief Daniel Jensen, Director of Public Safety
A 50 year resident of Grosse Pointe Farms who raised his family here, Director Jensen began his career as a patrolman in 1978 and was promoted through the ranks, making Director of Public Safety in 2006. Director Jensen holds degrees from Northwood University and is a graduate of the Detroit Police Academy and Macomb Fire Academy.
Chief John Hutchins, Deputy Director of Public Safety
John earned a Bachelor's Degree from Oakland University in 1988. As a graduate of the Oakland Police Academy and Detroit Fire Academy, he began his career with the department as a Public Safety Officer in 1990. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1996, Lieutenant in 2000 and Deputy Director of Public Safety in 2006. John's ties to the community extend through parents, grandparents and cousins as current and former residents of the Pointes.
The Director of Public Safety reports to the City Manager.