Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker

Blocker, Saxton Applaud Recovery Center in Battle Creek
Mere months ago, Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker told the 95.3 WBCK audience that an addiction recovery center was needed in Battle Creek - an option for those struggling with addiction to commit to breaking the cycle. As well, the place could be somewhere law enforcement could take a per…
Blocker, Saxton Look Back on 2016
Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker and Calhoun County Sheriff Matt Saxton are taking a breath as they look back on 2016, a particularly difficult year in law enforcement.
Three officers in Michigan were killed in the line of duty, including Wayne State University officer Collin Rose, a native of R…
Fallen Officer Instances Rattle Law Enforcement
The death of a police officer in the line of duty sends shock waves through the law enforcement community, far and wide. That was evident, most recently, at the services for Richland native Officer Collin Rose, gunned down while on duty in Detroit in November...
How Battle Creek’s Panhandling Ordinance Aids Police
Certainly there are opposing opinions about how Battle Creek's recently passed panhandling ordinance. Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker acknowledges why, but says from a law enforcement perspective, it gives officers tools to act - and perhaps uncover more serious crimes...

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