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October 2020

Good News Gentleman…And Some Of You Ladies!

For those who haven’t checked their email please see the following. With the board’s approval, I did submit a request for our members to be allowed to participate in Movember, and we would sincerely like to thank command for allowing our members to participate in this worthy cause! I would particularly like to thank President Mance and Treasurer Rymarz who helped me word the email, as I have very little experience in growing beards. 😂 Melissa GarrardVP Road Patrol -
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Letter from Chris Cadotte

Previous Next I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone from the membership for the support you’ve given to my wife and I. Dana and I can’t express enough how thankful we are. Id like to thank the union board for all their support and help they have provided to help us fight this charge and the upcoming battle to get my job back. Odin and I are looking forward to being back amongst all of you and helping
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Letter to the Membership

Due to this being an internal letter, please CLICK HERE (must be registered) to view the letter from the OCDSA Board.
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Financial Advisory Help

Dahring | Cusmano & Associates is an independent financial advisory team that has worked since 2003 to assist many of the Oakland County Deputy Sheriff’s Department employees and we would like to help you too!   For more than twenty years, we have managed corporate retirement accounts as well as taken great pride in the protection and growth of our wealth management clients’ accounts.  Would you like us to review your 401(a) and Deferred Compensation Plan to help ensure your retirement funds are
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OCDSA Deputies’ Ball

Due to this being a private event, please CLICK HERE (must be a member) to view more information!!!!
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Deputy Nick Rule Needs Our Help!!!

Deputy Nick Rule had just started FTO for the road patrol and five days prior to his first child being born suffered a seizure at his home. He has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is facing a very long and stressful road. The following link will help you follow Nick & his Family Nicks Family Journal, after you register you can add to Nicks Journal as well donating to Nick and his Family. OCDSA Executive Board    
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Additional 2020 Election Endorsements

Below is a recommended list of those County Commissioners who are up for election or re-election. Your Union Board supports their candidacy and we’re hoping you will too. District #5 - Kristen Nelson (Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake and portions of Waterford and West Bloomfield. District #6 - Jeffrey Long (White Lake and portion of Waterford) District #7 - Karen Adams (The City of Walled Lake, Commerce Township and the Village of Wolverine Lake, as well as a portion
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2020 OCDSA Election Endorsments

The OCDSA Executive Board would like to announce the following candidates that they feel are in-line with what will help move law enforcement forward and are great choices for Oakland County. Please click the following links to learn more. Dave Coulter for Oakland County Executive Tina Barton for Oakland County Clerk Lin Goetz for Oakland County Prosecutor Mike Bouchard for Oakland County Sheriff Jack Curtis for Oxford Township Supervisor The above endorsements come based on each individuals extensive experience and
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Deputy Chris Cadotte Fundraiser

Save The Date: Sunday October 25 The OCDSA will be hosting a fundraiser for Deputy Chris Cadotte at Multi-Lakes. Anyone willing to help or donate items please contact Melissa Garrard Via Email or CALL HER. Everyone please plan on attending or contributing. It’s time to support one of our own! If you'd like to make a contribution you can do that either PayPal or Venmo PayPal: cadottec@yahoo.com         Venmo: @Christopher-Cadotte-1 Thank You, Melissa GarrardOCDSA Road Patrol VP
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Share your “Ricky B” Stories & Pictures

Members, Many of you have said some amazing things about Deputy Rick Bolden. It's amazing how one person can touch so many lives. He really was one of the best. Rick doesn't have social media and we thought his family would love to hear all these amazing testaments. Please send your memories, thoughts, and pictures to the email address below and we will share them with Rick's Family. Bolden@FamilyBenevolentFund.org We Love you Brother. Rest Easy. OCDSA Family Benevolent Fund
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