Calhoun County Sheriff Matt Saxton

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…
Recent Battle Creek Case Underscores Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
A recent case of the carbon monoxide poisoning of a Battle Creek family has local emergency officials reminding residents not to put themselves in danger.
The family, apparently trying to keep warm for the night inside a commercial building in Battle Creek, strung together a heater powered by a gasol…
How To Properly Pull Over When Emergency Vehicles Are Approaching
When an emergency vehicle is approaching, do you know the proper procedure for getting out of the way?
Yes, you are supposed to get out of the way and let them through.
In El Paso, Texas, folks apparently needed to be educated on this procedure so much, the local fire department produced a video showi…
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...

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