State Rep. Doug Wozniak, of Shelby Township, stands with Marsha Posavetz, widow of Chief Fred Posavetz of the Clinton Township Police Department, at the state Capitol on Sept. 9. Wozniak hosted Posavetz at the annual Michigan House of Representatives ceremony commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Event honors 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
At a 9/11 ceremony at the state Capitol, state Rep. Doug Wozniak today paid tribute to Clinton Township Police Chief Fred Posavetz, who passed away from COVID-19.
Wozniak was joined by Posavetz’s wife, Marsha, at the ceremony.
“Chief Posavetz was a titan in Macomb County, and his legacy is an example to all,” said Wozniak, of Shelby Township. “Our community is a better, safer place because of the honorable service of Chief Posavetz.”
The Michigan House of Representatives today conducted its annual ceremony commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. At the memorial, legislators also recognize Michigan first responders and members of the military who died in the line of duty during the last year.
Posavetz, who resided in Washington Township, served at the Clinton Township Police Department for 41 years, becoming chief in 2007. He passed away in March after a battle with COVID-19.
Following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s appointment of Director Julia Dale to replace acting Director Liza Estlund Olson at the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA), state Rep. Doug Wozniak of Shelby Township, a member of the House Oversight Committee, today issued the following statement: