Southfield Deputy Chief of Police Tinsman Recognized

(left to right) Chief Eric Hawkins, Southfield Police Department; Deputy Chief Jeffrey Tinsman, Southfield Police Department; and, Jim Santilli, Executive Director of the Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan.

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan, July 26, 2013 – Jim Santilli, executive director of the Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan (TIA) recognized deputy chief of police Jeffrey Tinsman of the Southfield Police Department today during a retirement ceremony.

“I want to thank Jeff for his many years of service to the citizens of Southfield, and valued traffic safety leadership,” Santilli said to those who were in attendance.  “Jeff’s passion for saving lives and preventing injuries has helped to make Oakland County roads among the safest in the world.  He will truly be missed.”