Scott R. Pike
Chief Of Police
Before coming to Imlay City, Chief Pike was a Police Officer for the city of Port Huron for over 25 years. During his time, he has filled the following roles: Patrol Officer, Special Response Team (19 years), Use of Force Instructor, Range Master, Armorer, and Hazardous Materials/WMD technician, St. Clair County Drug Task Force, Special Crimes Unit, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Administrative Services Sergeant and Patrol Lieutenant.
Prior to coming to work for the Port Huron Police Department,.Chief Pike worked for the Lake Havasu City Police Department in Arizona as a Patrol Officer and Narcotics Detective. He was also a Reserve Police Officer for the Oak Harbor Police Department in Washington State. Chief Pike Served in the United States Navy from 1980-1988 as a jet engine mechanic and Master-at-Arms.
Chief Pike has the following educational accomplishments: A Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Michigan, a Baccalaureate Degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Michigan University, an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Clair County Community College. He is a graduate of the 249th session of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Central Michigan University Law Enforcement Executive Leadership Institute, Macomb Community College Centerfor Police Management and Leadership Studies
I graduated from Holly High School in 1983. I attended Northern Michigan University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1987. I attended Oakland Universities’ Police Academy and graduated from there in 1988. I began my Law Enforcement Career with Kensington Metro park as a park ranger. I enjoyed Law Enforcement so I also began working in Holly as a part-time police officer. I’ve always enjoyed working in a small town setting and was eventually hired in Imlay City as a full-time officer in 1989. I was also a substitute teacher for Imlay City Schools. I enjoyed teaching and getting to know the kids. I taught for several years and ran the In-School Suspension room at the Middle School, some of you may remember those days!
I have really enjoyed working in Imlay City for all these years. I have had some opportunities to go elsewhere but could never make the move. While working for the Imlay City Police Department I have had the pleasure of working as our Department Detective for a few years. I was also assigned to a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) ran and supervised by the FBI. I was promoted to Sergeant in 2014. I was also asked to act as the Interim Chief for several months while the City went through the process of hiring the new Chief. If any of you have had the chance to meet Chief Pike, I am sure you will agree they made a great choice. Although my role has changed over the years, I still enjoy the small town atmosphere. The people from this community and the people I work with have made this my home.
The law enforcement profession has really changed over the past 28 years. The media has been more than willing to portray police officers as heavy handed and racist. I can guarantee that the Officers we have here are all fair, honest and loyal to the citizens of Imlay City. I consider my fellow Officers as family. I am very proud to be a part of this department. We are very lucky to have the group of Officers that we have working here.
School Resource Officer
Officer Joe Deluca attended Ferris State University and graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in criminal justice. In December of 1989, Officer Deluca was hired at the Imlay City Police Department as a patrol officer.
In 1995, Officer Deluca accepted the School Resource Officer position with the Imlay School district. Officer Deluca began teaching the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program and later implemented the T.E.A.M (Teaching Education and Mentoring) program which he currently teaches in grades 2nd, 5th and 7th grades.
In 2004, the Imlay City Board of Education for the “Friend of Youth” award in which he was honored at the annual track and field Thumb Meet of Champions selected Officer Deluca.
Officer Deluca has always believed our youth need positive alternative activities. Officer Deluca used this philosophy to join several individuals (which included his wife Margaret and community member Scott Stone) in creating the Imlay City Junior Spartans Football/Cheer program. Officer Deluca further has coached youth football and currently AYSO Soccer.
Officer Deluca spends much of his off duty time involved in supporting his children's activities (club soccer, AYSO soccer, gymnastics and dance) and volunteering/fundraising for Lapeer Co. non-profit charities.
Hello. I’m Jeff Kronz. I have been employed by the Imlay City Police Department for ten years. I started my law enforcement career in 1997 as one of the volunteer police auxiliary officers in Imlay City. I found that I enjoyed police work and the comradery associated with it. Almost immediately, I knew that I wanted to have a career in law enforcement and worked toward that goal.
Subsequently, I have been employed by several law enforcement agencies in capacities that included 911 Police / Fire Dispatcher and Police Officer in Oakland County, Michigan. I’m fortunate that I was able to attend some of the more extensive police professional development schools while employed by a larger agency but I always wanted to come back to Imlay City.
When the police officer position in Imlay City became available in 2006, I threw my name into the mix and rest is, as they say, “history.”
Seriously though, I love the small town atmosphere here and my co-workers. There isn’t anything that I wouldn’t do for them or YOU!
Hi, I’m Officer David Rock. I had the distinct pleasure of joining the Imlay City Police Department in 2007 after spending the first twenty-one years of my career in various police departments. I have spent the majority of my career working in small town police department serving the citizens of those municipalities. I have had a colorful career thus far. During my career, I have attended several in service training courses, been exposed various types of situations and encountered just about every walk of life, all of which I feel has and will continue to aid me in providing the best service possible for the citizen of Imlay City.
I attended the police academy at Delta Community College, graduating in 1986. After graduating from the police academy, I pursued higher education by obtaining by Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, again from Delta Community College. I graduated with my Associates Degree in 1990. Still striving for higher education, I obtained my B.A. Degree from Saginaw Valley State University, graduating in 1994 with a major in Criminal Justice and minor in Psychology.
Having worked for different police agencies, I can truly say that I’m proud to work with the finest and caring group of police officers I have encountered and for some of the best citizens I have served.
Hello, I’m Officer Cory Martin. I had the pleasure of joining the Imlay City Police Department in 2007. Prior to working for the City of Imlay City I worked as a police officer for the village of Chesaning, Flushing Twp. and Shiawassee County Sheriff Department. I started my law enforcement career in 2005 where I was employed as a Juvenile Detention Officer for Saginaw County. I graduated from the Eastern Michigan Police Academy in 2006. I obtained my degree in criminal justice from Delta Community College.
While employed by the City of Imlay City I have had the honor of being a field training officer for the department as well as a Drug Recognition Expert. The thing I enjoy the most working for Imlay City is its residents, and the comradery amongst all the agencies in the county to include Police, Fire and EMS.
I’m Officer Leathers with the Imlay City Police Department. I’m a graduate of the Oakland Police Academy. I have worked in law enforcement since 2007.
I have worked for the St. Clair County Detention Center, Yale Police Department, Brown City Police Department, and the Metamora Township Police Department as a Patrol Officer. I serve as our departments range master and pistol instructor. I’m also trained in advanced roadside impairment driving enforcement and have been awarded two MADD awards. I enjoy Imlay City and am grateful to work for this community.
Mike grew up in Mayville and attended Mayville Community Schools. He graduated from High School in 2001. Mike was offered a full scholarship to play baseball for Charles Stewart Mott Community College. Mike graduated in 2004 with an Associate in Applied Science, Criminal Justice.
After graduating from college Mike attended the Flint Regional Police Academy in Flint, Michigan. He completed his academy training in June 2005. Initially upon completion of the police academy Mike accepted a full-time position with the Mayville Police Department (MI) from 2006-2007. During the same time period he also worked part-time for the Vassar Police Department (MI). In June 2006, Mike accepted a full-time police officer position at the Dryden Township Police Department; where he is currently employed. He is also currently working as a part-time police officer for the Metamora Township Police Department.
Hi, I’m Officer Sara Colin. I attended Ferris State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice in 2016. While attending Ferris State, I had the opportunity to complete an internship with Warren Police Department. I then went on to attend Macomb Police Academy, and graduated in 2016, as well.
I began my Law Enforcement Career with Almont Police Department as a part-time officer in 2017. I had the opportunity to join Imlay City Police Department in 2018.
I enjoy Imlay City and am grateful to be able to work for this community!
Hi My name is Beth Wright. I am the Administrative Assistant for the Imlay City Police Department. I attended Lapeer West High School and Mott Community College for Criminal Justice. I am happy for the opportunity to work with Imlay City Police Officers and the community.