Thursday, October 6, 2022


Inkster Police Sgt. Brian Shafer officially retired Sept. 17 after 25 years with the department. During his service with the Inkster Police Department, Shafer served as a patrolman, motor officer and detective. His commitment to the department extended beyond the day-to-day operations, police officials said.  Shafer was the Special Response Team Leader and a member of the agency training staff. He was the lead firearms instructor, a field training officer responsible for training many of the current police officers, and he assisted with the auxiliary police academy. "His knowledge and expertise helped to guide all of those that he led and is sure to live on in every person he trained," noted a media announcement. City and police officials thanked Shafer for his years of service and his dedication to the Inkster community.