About the New Baltimore Police Department
The New Baltimore Police Department consists of seventeen full time sworn officers including the chief,
three full time police cadets, four summer cadets and one civilian clerk. The majority of the New Baltimore Police Department
police officers are assigned to patrol. Currently the department has one Detective and one School Liaison Officer that assists
The New Baltimore Police Department community policing program enhances safety through bicycle patrols,
youth activities including bicycle rodeos, "Shop With a Cop" and many others.
Timothy Lindstrom grew up in Macomb
County and graduated from Oakland University in 1984 in the field of medical technology. Tim worked as a medical technologist
at Detroit Receiving Hospital from 1984 until 1992. Timothy Lindstrom attended the Macomb Police Academy in the winter of
1992 and became a police officer for the New Baltimore Police Department that same year. In
1999, Timothy Lindstrom became a K9 handler and partner with Cubby. In 2003,
he lost his partner, Cubby, to cancer.
Timothy Lindstrom is the author
of The Adventures of Cubby. According to the book description, “this children's book is based on a true story of a police canine.
The story begins with the early struggles of Cubby whose excited personality does not allow him to fit in. Because Cubby is
so energetic, he fails a test to become a guide dog for the blind. Cubby is brought to the Humane Society where he's discovered
by a police canine trainer. The trainer tests Cubby for police work and due to his energetic personality, passes all the initial
tests. The trainer takes Cubby to K-9 school and teachers him to become a narcotics dog; sniffing out illegal drugs for the
police. Cubby is teamed up with a canine unit in the city of New Baltimore, Michigan. Cubby’s adventure continues as
he works with the police taking illegal drugs and criminals off the streets. Due to Cubby's awesome personality and endless
energy, he becomes loved by his department, community and family.”