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Phil Langmeyer was appointed Chief of Police by the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees on June 13, 2019.  Phil replaces Chief Scott McCanham, who retired after 31 years of service.

Chief Langmeyer was hired by Bloomfield Township in April of 1992.  He has previously served as Identification Technician, Field Training Officer, School Liaison Officer and Reality Based Training Instructor.  During his career, Phil has supervised patrol shifts and the Detective Bureau.  Chief Langmeyer has had the opportunity to lead both the Patrol and Investigations Divisions of the Police Department.

Chief Langmeyer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University and graduated from the second class of the Michigan State University School of Staff and Command in 2009.  Since 2009, Phil has been a facilitator for the Michigan State University School of Staff and Command and in 2011 he became the lead facilitator for MSU’s First Line Supervisor course. 

In 2013, Chief Langmeyer graduated from the 252nd class of the FBI National Academy. This is an exclusive, executive level training course held in Quantico, Virginia. This elite training program brings law enforcement executives from across the world together to share experiences and receive educational and physical training.