Chief Noppe, retired from the City of Jackson Police Department as a Patrol Operations supervisor where he gained experience in Patrol, Investigative and Tactical Operations. He has been a resident of Spring Arbor Township for 29 years, with his wife and three daughters, and a police officer with the Spring Arbor Township Police Department for 16 years. Chief Noppe has a degree in law enforcement and a graduate of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police Executive and New Chief of Police School. He has attended numerous administrator / leadership, tactical and community relations schools and classes throughout his career. Chief Noppes immediate focus will be on officer recruitment for the department, enhancing police / community relations and implementing quarterly meetings with the residents of Spring Arbor Township to discuss the police departments operations and their law enforcement questions or concerns in our township.