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Public Safety Employee of the Month

December 2021 - Mark Theisen, Captain

Mark Theisen, Captain, Fire Department
Mark Theisen, Captain, Fire Department

For the kindness and the concern you showed to a citizen in need, congratulations on your selection as the December Novi Public Safety - Employees of the Month.
Novi Fire was dispatched to a lift assist and although the initial address provided was incorrect, due to a language barrier, you were able to combine experience and deductive reasoning to determine the correct location. When you arrived on scene, you found the patient face down on her wheelchair unable to move. After conducting a medical assessment on the woman, you found no injuries; however, there was a strong language barrier between you and the subject, and it was difficult for her to convey her needs to you. Upon further inspection of the area, you noticed that the home did not have adequate lighting and human feces was visible on the ground, in the bed, and on the subject from the chest down. Discovering the insufferable conditions, you did not feel comfortable leaving the woman in the current situation and immediately started to act. First, you washed her with wipes, then you cleaned the surroundings including the bed and the floor, and you disposed of the trash. Eventually, a relative arrived to assist.
You are recognized for your dedication to your profession and to the citizens of Novi. The compassion and concern you showed on this run, and every run, was an indication of your heart and character. You embody teamwork, initiative, and professionalism.
To show our appreciation, a $25 gift card has been placed in your mailbox. Congratulations on being named as the December 2021 Public Safety Employee of the Month.


December 2021 - Mark Theisen, Captain

November 2021 - Anthony Avant, Police Officer

October 2021 - Deanna Stevenson, Police Officer

September 2021 - Kevin Pierce, Fire Marshal

August 2021 - Keith Wuotinen & Mark Theisen

July 2021 - Charlie Jordan & Londan Hudspeth

June 2021 - Amir Farahani, Victor Cox, Chris Bageris, Noah Jackson

May 2021 - Paul Bostwick, Fire Protection Officer

April 2021 - Al Patterson, Communications Manager

March 2021 - Fire Team

January 2021 - Matt Marken, Fire Protection Officer

December 2020 - Ryan Haney, Officer

November 2020 - Beck Morningstar, Cadet

October 2020 - Kim Kleimola, Records Clerk

September 2020 - Officer Eric Tobey

August 2020 - Officer Timothy Shea

July 2020 - Sergeant Brian Woloski

June 2020 - Suzan Yacoub, Records Clerk

May 2020 - Officer Alisa Harwell

April 2020 - Officers Haney, Finlayson and Clark

March 2020 - Lieutenant Amanda Kulikowski

February 2020 - Sergeant Bob Manar

January 2020 - Patrol Officer Matthew Chylaszek and Patrol Officer Jacob Roberts

November 2019 - Michael Bender, Detective

October 2019 - Mike Olando, Fire Protection Officer

September 2019 - Mark Theisen, Captain

August 2019 - Pat Cauchi, Analyst Planner

July 2019 - Fire Protection Officer, Patrick Deneau

June 2019 - Detective Steve Balog

May 2019 - Marshall Johnson

April 2019 - Officer Andrew Toth

February 2019 - Dispatcher Kaplan and Dispatcher Assaf

January 2019 - Detective Jon Zabick and Detective Randy Mince