Thank you for your
recent support of the LPD Retirees and Friends
As always, we appreciate the help in keeping
this website up and running. The information
we place here is for all of you - so if
you have something to share and is relative
to retirees please send it to us and we'll
get it posted.
Jim & Pat Heyden - 05/21/13
Doug & Elaine Williams - 04/12/13
Steve & Kimberly Naert - 03/26/13
Roger & Judy Meredith - 01/17/13
Greg & Nui Forbis - 12/21/12
Marty & Marilynn Campbell - 12/17/12
Det. Paul Creger is Retiring from
the Lansing Police Department. Come
have breakfast with Paul on Friday, May 24,
2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 at Pizzano’s
on N. Grand River.
Updates on Kathy Winslow
can now be found above in the "On the
Sick List" box.
Are you a runner?
On Thursday May 30 at 0945 hrs
the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special
Olympics Kickoff Ceremony will
take place on the east Capitol steps. Area
8 athletes assemble/rally on their way to
Mt. Pleasant for the Michigan Special Olympic
Games that take place May 31-June 1.
I am inviting runners interested
in running up to 5 miles at a pace of 9.5
min/mile or less to be part of the traditional
77 mile relay from Lansing to Mt. Pleasant.
If that isn't inviting enough, you are welcome
to be part of the opening ceremonies at Kelly
Shorts stadium. This event is really awesome
to be a part. Special O is always interested
in uniform officers who are willing to pass
out medals for any portion of the games s/he
is able. Get with me for details if interested.
Lastly, I will soon have the
DriFit 2013 LETR short sleeve sale Ts on hand.
Only $10 each. Black with small orange logo.
Also, $5 raffle tickets for a trip or cash
prize will be available.
Please call if interested in
details for these annual LE related events.
Take care of each other.
Lt. Darin Southworth
LPD Honor Guard
at Comerica Park - read and
see all about it here.
A. Behrmann, age 71, went to be with his Lord
on May 4, 2013. Bruce was born September
20, 1941, in Dowagiac, MI, to Carlyn and Eva
Behrmann. He earned his Master’s degree
from Michigan State University. Bruce dedicated
over 30 years to police work, with the last
28 years with the Lansing Police Department,
retiring in 1993. From there, he worked at
Frank Reynolds Law Firm as a private investigator,
ending his career working at the Hall of Justice.
He was a member of South Church, and the FOP
where he had once served as president. Surviving
are: his wife of 31 years, Joy; 3 daughters,
Cheryl (Butch) Lenneman of Grand Ledge, Toni
Hooks of Lansing and Tami (Jon) Kooiman of
Grand Haven; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents. The
funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at South Church, 5250
Cornerstone Dr., Lansing, with Pastor Don
Denyes officiating. The family will receive
friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing
Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu
of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to the Arthritis Foundation in memory
of Bruce Behrmann.
Leave condolences here
PAL Golf Outing is on Wednesday,
June 12th see all the detail on the
A little update on Jerry Mills.
In January he took a trip to Traverse City
by ambulance and wound up in the hospital
having ileostomy surgery. Then on his birthday
this month, April, he was in Sparrow hospital
for surgery to replace a heart valve. He is
now out of the hospital and recovering in
Lansing with Patti at a friend’s house.
The address is 4713 Tenny St. Lansing, MI
48910. Give me a call if you want to call
him and see about visiting them. You can also
send him cards. - God Bless All – Mike
Ross - 4/27/13
BEAR LAKE HIGHLANDS - 25% off all
summer northern Michigan golf
events page for details.
& Fire Minutes March 2013
Last month we were at 284,273 this month
were at 290,596. Year to date a 6.4% return
, one year we're at 11.3%, three years we're
at 10.3% .
See also scanned
document reference a legal opinion on
the state income tax for public pensions.
The pension board is in the
planning stages of a retirement seminar to
address questions from retirees and those
about to retire. This seminar should take
place in September 2013. As more information
comes in and the date is set I will update
Any questions, don’t hesitate
Detective Brad St. Aubin
Lansing Police Department
Police Union Concessions Lag Peers - Submitted
by Joe Dionise 04/14/13
LPD Retirement Seminar - September
12th - see the events
page for details