Robert M. Ried Appointed New Chief of Police

The City of Pleasant Ridge is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert M. Ried as its new Chief of Police. With over 23 years in Pleasant Ridge law enforcement, Ried brings a wealth of experience, a strong commitment to community safety, and a proven leadership track record to the position.

Under Ried’s guidance, the Pleasant Ridge Police Department is set to continue its long-standing tradition of community-oriented policing, which has been a cornerstone of the department since its founding in 1919.

Chief Ried’s strategic vision emphasizes integrity, transparency, collaboration, and trust-building with the community. His leadership is expected to drive a culture of professionalism, accountability, and innovation, building upon the department’s impressive achievements. “I am honored to lead the dedicated men and women of the Pleasant Ridge Police Department,” said Ried. “Together, we will advance our community policing initiatives, keeping crime rates low, and enhancing our relationship with the community.”

The Pleasant Ridge Police Department looks forward to a bright future under Chief Ried’s leadership, enhancing the safety and well-being of all residents and visitors.

Police Chief Ried can be reached at

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