Heights swears in 2 new police officers, 1 new firefighter


4 New Dearborn Heights Firefighter Sworn in Monday, March 26 Shown (l to r) – Dearborn Heights Fire Chief David Brogan; (new) DHFD Firefighter Albert Tannus, Dearborn Heights Mayor Dan Paletko

HEIGHTS – The Police and Fire departments recently added new employees at a pair of swearing-in ceremonies at City Hall.

Two new police officers were sworn in at a March 19 ceremony, and one new firefighter was sworn in at a March 26 ceremony. The city’s newest police officers and firefighter include:

• Ahmed Alhalili, a four-year veteran of security and law enforcement, most recently with the Highland Park Police Department and the Transportation Security Administration. He is a graduate of Fordson High School, a graduate of Henry Ford College’s Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Program, and holds an International Business and Management degree from Eastern Michigan University.

• Zyke Bailey, a two-year veteran of law enforcement, most recently with the Detroit Police Department. He is a graduate of the Taylor Truman High School, a graduate of the Detroit Police Academy, and attended Northwood University.

• Albert Tannus, a 13-year veteran of the EMT and Paramedic industry, most recently with the Warren Fire Department – as well as an adjunct professor of EMT and Paramedic services and protocols at Baker College. He completed Superior Medical Education’s EMT and Paramedic Training Program, and completed Schoolcraft College’s Firefighting Education Levels 1 and 2, and AED and Hazmat Operations programs.