Business Agent

Gregg Allen retired as a Waterford Township Police Detective in July 2022 after 21 years of service. The last 2 years he held the position of Local Union President. Prior to that, he was Secretary for 2 years and Union Trustee for several years, with experience in negotiations, grievances and discipline matters. He served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Accident Investigator and an Honor Guard member. He worked for Oakland County Sheriff’s Department Auto Theft Unit for 3 years and investigated suspicious fires, working with Waterford Township Fire Department to bring criminals to prosecution. Allen is a Paid-on-Call (POC) Firefighter with North Oakland County Fire Authority, protecting his hometown of Holly since 2010. A former POC Sergeant for 3 years, he also represented North Oakland County Firefighters Association members as an Executive Board Sergeant At Arms and Secretary for one term each. Through the Association, he’s helped with many local fundraisers for area children. A MAP member nearly his entire public safety career, he served as a Grosse Pointe Park Public Safety Officer for 7 years prior to joining Waterford Township PD. Allen began representing MAP members as a Local Union Trustee in Grosse Pointe Park. He’s a graduate of Wayne County Regional Police Academy and Detroit Fire Academy with Firefighter I and II, Company Officer I and II, and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications. The licensed EMT was a Walled Lake POC Firefighter from 1987 to 1995, serving as Team Leader, the equivalent of a Lieutenant, during his last 3 years with the department. Allen has an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Oakland Community College and a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Colorado State University.

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