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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Melvindale Police Department Receives New Locker Room for Female Officers

 

March 16, 2023

Female police officers in Melvindale are cheering the opening of their new locker room at Melvindale Police Department's Headquarters. Melvindale's police station was built long before the department hired its first female officer in 1989 and the aging facility lacked a dedicated space for female officers. The department now has three women on the force and the converted restroom they were using was cramped and lacked seating and appropriate lighting. The Detroit Public Safety Foundation spearheaded the much-needed renovation with financial support from Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MP...



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