River Rouge's Roberto Cruz Rooted in Community
New Director of Public Safety
October 8, 2020
River Rouge's Director of Public Safety Roberto Cruz was born and raised in River Rouge. He began as a firefighter with the city in 1993 after receiving job offers from the Los Angeles Police Department and the Denver, Colorado Fire Department, then deciding to remain near family and home and work in his hometown. Cruz says the community is a diverse one and that quality is what makes it an appealing place to call home. "I've worked my whole career here," he says. "It's been a great community, great citizens."
As Director of Public Safety, Cruz's training includes paramedic licensing, certi...