The City of Mayfield Heights lost a proud and loyal member of its Safety Forces on March 6, 2011. Sergeant Gregory J. Michl began working for the Mayfield Heights Police Department on March 4, 1990. He was appointed to the Traffic Bureau on April 27, 1994, promoted to the rank of Sergeant on August 27, 1999, and proudly served the City of Mayfield Heights until March 4, 2011. Sergeant Michl established the highly successful Juvenile Diversion program, revamped the Auxiliary Unit, worked as the School Resource Officer at the Mayfield Middle School, and was a member of the SPAN Traffic Unit.
Sergeant Michl fought a courageous and inspirational battle against cancer working throughout his treatment. He leaves behind his wife, Kathy, of 26 years, and 2 children, Melissa and Matthew. The City of Mayfield Heights and all who were fortunate to know Sergeant Michl will be forever enriched by his love, friendship, and service.