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A sheriff's office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern Michigan.

Jackson mayor Derek Dobies
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For the March 26, 2018 edition of Mondays with the Mayor, Jackson mayor Derek Dobies talked with WKAR's Reginald Hardwick. Mayor Dobies did not hold back his criticism of Jackson county sheriff Steve Rand. He also talked about attracting apartments to the downtown area, a former mayor who is now the city's treasurer and why he started a book club in hopes of raising understanding in the city. 

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A Michigan sheriff has apologized for his offensive remarks but intends to remain in his position.

Courtesy / Jackson County, MI

The mayor of Jackson and three members of the city council are calling for the resignation of Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand.  Their demand follows reports of racist and discriminatory remarks by the sheriff.



An Oakland County Sheriff's deputy has been killed when he was struck by a vehicle that was being pursued by police.

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A mid-Michigan sheriff has moved deputies out of a substation amid concerns that something at the building may be making people sick.

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Authorities say a man broke into a Michigan sheriff's department office and tried to attack deputies with a knife before being taken into custody.

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According to the Michigan State Police, there were 516 individual acts of violent crime in Ingham County in 2015.  That’s the most recent year for which there’s available data.  A dozen of those incidents were homicides.