Westland Police Department Swears in New Officer, Cole Rice
December 16, 2021
WESTLAND - On Monday, December 6, the Westland Police Department swore in their newest member, Officer Cole Rice.
Rice grew up in Garden City and graduated from Garden City High School. He went on to obtain an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Schoolcraft College and then graduated from the Wayne County Regional Police Academy.
Officer Rice served as a Westland Police Explorer for four years and then as a Westland Police Service Aide for two years. He advanced to a Trainer and was ultimately selected to receive the "Chief's Exemption" allowing him to test for a police officer pos...