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Wednesday, July 26, 2017


 We asked Chief Clason for some biographic detailS and he provided the following.....
Chief Noel Clason began his law enforcement career in 1993 as a US Navy Master-at-Arms specializing in corrections and investigations, he served 2 deployments in th
e Persian Gulf while stationed in Yokosuka, Japan on board aircraft carrier USS Independence CV-62 (Served 1991-1995).  Upon honorable discharge from the Military, Clason attended the Oakland Police Academy in 1995 then served as a part time Police Officer for Clarkston Police Department and Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept.  In 1996 Clason accepted a position with Centerline Public Safety immediately attending Macomb Fire Academy.  He was a member of Centerline’s SWAT team (S.O.G.). 
In 1998, Clason accepted a position with City of Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety where he promoted through the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant and most recently the Detective Lieutenant in charge of Investigations.  While serving as a Public Safety Officer for Bloomfield Hills, Clason was also a paid on call firefighter for Centerline Fire, Fenton Township Fire Department and North Oakland Fire Authority.  Clason also served as an instructor with the Oakland Police Academy.
Clason holds a degree in criminal justice.  He is also a 2012 graduate of Michigan State University school of Staff and Command specializing in Police administration.
Clason is a current member of the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT) which is a multijurisdictional team serving local communities on high profile cases.  This team is comprised of senior area detectives and were recently recognized by the City of Troy for their investigative efforts.

Notable events
Clason was raised in Rochester Hills and graduated from Avondale High School in 1991
Clason was employed in his first job at 13yo with the Bloomfield Hills Country Club as a caddy.
Clason achieved awards and recognition from the Cities of Troy and Bloomfield Hills for response to Ground Zero on 9/11/01 with members of Bloomfield Hills and Troy Fire Department where they worked at ground zero for recovery efforts following the tragic events that unfolded.
Clason, at 44 yoa is the youngest Director of Public Safety in the City of Bloomfield Hills history.

He is married with a 10yo and 12yo.

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