2009-05-30 / Top News

Former Mackinac Island Lieutenant Reaches Sergeant at Novi Department

A former Mackinac Island police lieutenant, Eric Zinser, was promoted to the rank of sergeant at the Novi Police Department Monday, May 18.

Sgt. Zinser served on the Mackinac Island Police Department for seven years, from April 1991 to October 1998. He began work on the Island as a seasonal officer in 1991 and was later promoted to a fulltime position in 1992. In 1995, he advanced to the level of lieutenant.

During his 11 years at the Novi Police Department, he served as a detective in the general services division and taught Drug Abuse Resistance Education and Crime Prevention programs.

Sgt. Zinser now lives in Brighton with his wife and daughters Hannah, 11, and Olivia, 8. His wife, Julie, is a second grade teacher in Plymouth.

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