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December 2020

No Shave – Keeps On Growing!!!

Members- The Sheriff’s Office has agreed to extend the charity fundraising by allowing deputies to grow groomed beards for the months of January and February. He is requesting a $30 donation for each month. These donations will be dispersed to our deputies who are battling cancer. This is a worthy cause and we support it. We also want to demonstrate a show of support to the two deputies who are currently facing legal battles: Deputy McNally and Deputy Cadotte. We
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UPDATE On Deputy Dave McDonald

Members, Update on Dave McDonald. He had some complications during surgery and ended up in ICU. He is awake and talking. He states he appreciates all of your thoughts and prayers but is requesting privacy for now while he focuses on recovery. We want to extend our hope for a speedy recovery. Melissa GarrardOCDSA VP - Road Patrol
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Recent Events Involving A Member

Members, By now you are aware that one of our own has been falsely and maliciously charged with a crime that he did not commit. This was a decision made by the prosecutor’s office. President Mance and I were with this member through every step of the process today. We know all of you were also with him in spirit and we will continue to stand by him and support him through this extremely difficult time. We wanted to update you all as
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Sheriff Bouchard Statement on Passing of Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon

“I am at a loss for words in finding out about the passing of a dear friend and law enforcement partner, Sheriff Benny Napoleon. Benny led the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office with professionalism and provided excellent leadership for his agency. I was privileged to work with him on policy issues at both the state and federal level that made a difference for law enforcement across the country. It was comforting to know that our county partner to the south was
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No Shave December

I’m sure you have received the reminder to get your donations in for No Shave December. I know we are all very grateful to the boss for allowing the last two months of facial hair. This month in particular has the potential to do a lot of good for our very own brothers and sisters. Let’s make those donations and show them how much we care about them. I have asked that it be continued indefinitely but I am not
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Deputy Brandy Mendicino Needs Our Help!!

On August 25, 2020, our sister Deputy Sheriff Brandy Mendicino of 16 years with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office was diagnosed with Stage 3 Multiple Myeloma (MM), including anemia and lytic bone lesions in multiple areas. Multiple Myeloma has 3 stages. There is no cure for MM, but treatment can bring it into remission. It’s time to help one of our own family members again. Let’s show her how much we love her by CLICKING HERE and helping a GoFund
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OCDSA Election Results

The following are the results for the election of the OCDSA Executive Board beginning in 2021. Keep in mind not all members voted in every race, so the totals for each race could be different.  The following members were in attendance Eric DeLanoy, Dave Szydlowski, Robert Liddell, Tom Mance, Melissa Garrard, Jason Marshal, Katie Green, Eric Rymarz, Mark Chevalier, Ed Wagrowski. President Tom Mance - 320  Jason Marshall - 117 Vice President - Road Patrol Melissa Garrard - 399 Vice
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Last Chance To Pickup Christmas Gifts

Reminder - Today's general membership meeting has been canceled due to the guidelines by the health department. The Executive Board will still be meeting. The Election Committee plans on picking up the ballots at 5 pm and counting the ballots at the union hall shortly after. If you have not made arrangements to pick up your Raffle prize from the Christmas Raffle you have until the end of the day today to make arrangements. You can pick up your prize
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OCDSA Santa Meet & Great Pictures

Members, The pictures form the Santa Meet & Greet pictures are now available. CLICK HERE to view the pictures, any picture can be downloaded and printed by clicking in the downward pointing arrow in the bottom right corner of each image. The OCDSA is going to provide 1 4x6 to every member that was at the event and should be sent out within the next 2 days.
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What Are Your Thoughts

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