Chief of Police

Gary G. Mayer

Chief of Police



  • 1993 graduate of Wayne State University with a B.S. degree in criminal justice
  • 1994 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command
  • 1999 graduate of Eastern Michigan University M.L.S. degree with a concentration in public administration
  • 2001 graduate of the FBI National Academy

Police Career:

  • 1978 graduate of the Macomb Police Academy
  • 1978 - 1979 Police Officer, Grosse Pointe Farms Police Department
  • 1979 - Today, joined the Troy Police Department where I have served as a patrol officer, member of the Special Response Unit and Directed Patrol Unit, promoted to sergeant in 1987 and served as patrol sergeant, sergeant in charge of the Special Response Unit, detective sergeant, Tactical Support Team, Southeast Oakland Curtail Auto Theft and Narcotics Enforcement Team, promoted to Lieutenant in 1992 and commanded patrol shifts, and the Staff Inspections Section, promoted to Captain in 1995 and commanded the Patrol, Investigations and Support Divisions
  • 1988 - Police Officer of the Year, for activities involving the Curtail Auto Theft Unit.
  • 2007 appointed Deputy Chief of Police
  • April 6th 2009 Appointed as the 6th Chief of Police

Professional Affiliations:

  • Executive Board Member of the Troy Community Coalition
  • President of the FBI National Academy Associates, Michigan Chapter
  • Sergeant at Arms Oakland County Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Voting Member of CLEMIS Advisory Committee
    Voting Member of the Oakland County Grant Allocation Committee
  • Co-Chair of Oak/Tac - Oakland County Tactical Response Coordinating Group
  • Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Member of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Past President of the Troy Community Coalition 2006 & 2007
  • Past Chairman CLEMIS OakWin Policy Committee
  • Past Chairman CLEMIS Computer Aided Dispatch Committee

Responsibilities of the Chief of Police
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