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New Deputy Chief is a Former Rose Bowl Champ

New Deputy Chief Steve Voss has almost 18 years with the Trenton Police Department and a Rose Bowl victory.

Of the many things new Deputy Chief Steve Voss has accomplished in his life, a Rose Bowl victory is near the top of the list.

Voss began working for the just after he graduated from Michigan State University, where he played football. In 1988, Voss and the rest of the Spartans football team beat the University of Southern California Trojans 20-17, claiming MSU's first Rose Bowl victory since 1956.

After football, Voss earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice and joined his father and uncle at the Trenton Police Department.

As a police officer, Voss spent two years as an investigator for the Downriver Auto Theft Team.

Voss has numerous police-related accomplishment,s including being named the 2010 Trenton Police Officer of the Year and the Outside Agency Investigator of the Year by the City of Toledo in 2001.

A lifetime Trenton resident, Voss grew up in Trenton and graduated from .

Voss said he plans to run the inner workings of the department, including scheduling and disciplinary action.

“My project right now is to build a better work environment for the employees of the Trenton Police Department and to achieve more effective production,” Voss said.

He added he looks forward to making the City of Trenton a better place to live.

"That’s why I'm here," Voss said. "It is a good police department. However, it could be a great police department."

Voss was moved to deputy chief when the .

The Trenton Police Department is currently hiring one full-time police officer to fill Voss's former position. Contact the City of Trenton Human Resources Department to apply.

Thonya Huddleston January 20, 2012 at 08:44 PM
Congrats Steve! We are sure you'll do great in your new position! And we are grateful to have a person like you protecting us!! :) AND GO SPARTANS!!
Kelly Grignon January 21, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Go Green! Steve has the ability to be the right balance between administrator and on-the-road officer. It's exactly what this department needs.

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