May 24 @ 11:45 am  Lunch with Deputy Chief Heather Kolke, WL Police 

Walled Lake Chief of Police, Paul Shakinas and Deputy Chief, Heather Kolke, will join us for lunch May 24 at 11:45.  Deputy Chief Kolke will share your experiences as an officer with us.  This would be a great time for you to join us in person for our BYO lunch time.  Zoom is available who prefer it.
Heather Kolke, a graduate of Schoolcraft College and Wayne Country Regional Police Academy, is Deputy Chief of Police for the City of Walled Lake.  Her career in policing began in Canton in 2002.  In 2014 she moved to the Walled Lake Police Department as an officer. Heather continued her education by attaining a degree in Criminal Justice at Madonna College and later at Eastern Michigan University where she graduated from their Police Staff and Command Executive Leadership Program in 2017.  Staying on top of changing policing policies, Heather completed the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police Executives and New Chief’s school and secured a Master’s degree in Technology Studies with a concentration in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  Her growing knowledge and abilities placed her on a continued upward path of promotions from Sergeant to Lieutenant to Captain to her current position as Deputy Chief where she oversees the department’s road patrol and investigation units.  Deputy Chief Kolke holds Instructor certifications in firearms, Taser and ALICE training.  Heather is the face of policing as she liaisons with Walled Lake Community Schools and oversees community policing.