The Battle Creek Police Department station, 34 N. Division St., will delay opening until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
The station will close Tuesday morning so that the BCPD team can attend funeral services for one of our own, Cpl. Joe Wilder. Wilder served with the BCPD for 25 years, most recently as the downtown liaison officer, until his retirement last fall. He died unexpectedly on Nov. 20.
Around 8:30 tomorrow morning, a procession will travel past the Police Department, and the Battle Creek Fire Department and Bedford Township Fire Department will display a flag over Division Street.
We appreciate everyone's understanding.