Ralph Lange http://wemu.org en Substantial Number of Candidates Applying to be Ypsilanti Deputy Police Chief http://wemu.org/post/substantial-number-candidates-applying-be-ypsilanti-deputy-police-chief <p>Ypsilanti officials say they have received a substantial number of applications to be the next deputy police chief.&nbsp;</p><p>Applications for the position will be accepted through the end of the week.&nbsp;</p><p>City Manager Ralph Lange says while chief Tony DeGiusti will be the face of the department in the community, the deputy chief has a big role as well.&nbsp; He says the deputy police chief is responsible for the operations of the department and putting in place the policies and procedures the chief develops with the community.<br /><br />DeGiusti was hired as deputy chief about a year ago but has now become Ypsilanti's police chief.&nbsp; Lange says he and DeGiusti will review the applications and conduct one or two rounds of interviews, with a hire expected within 60 days.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:51:36 +0000 Andrew Cluley 40746 at http://wemu.org Substantial Number of Candidates Applying to be Ypsilanti Deputy Police Chief Ypsilanti Moves Closer To Creation of Special Assessment for Street Lights http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-moves-closer-creation-special-assessment-street-lights <p>Ypsilanti City Council last night took another step toward creation of a special assessment district to help pay for street light replacement. WEMU's Bob Eccles was there.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:27:40 +0000 Bob Eccles 31656 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti City Council Continues Budget Discussion http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-city-council-continues-budget-discussion <p>Ypsilanti City Council held a budget session Tuesday night. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the talk centered on Water Street and the Police and Fire budgets.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 11:48:30 +0000 Bob Eccles 29414 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti City Council Continues Budget Discussion