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Zinser sworn-in as Novi Director of Public Safety
Published: 2/22/2022
Erick Zinser officially became Novi's Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police on Feb. 2 during a swearing in ceremony led by Mayor Bob Gatt.

Zinser had been the Assistant Chief of Police since 2015, and prior to that worked as a lieutenant, sergeant, detective, and police officer. He came to Novi from Mackinac Island, where he worked as an officer from 1991-1998. Zinser has his bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University and his Master’s degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Technology from Eastern Michigan University.