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The Lansing city council has decided not to include a proposed police funding cut in its budget recommendation to the mayor.


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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called Monday for an end to the use of police chokeholds and limiting no-knock warrants.

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In the wake of a string of acts of police brutality, many protestors are calling for cities to defund their local police departments.  That cry is even being heard in Lansing.  Defunding a police force doesn’t necessarily mean shutting it down.  While some in law enforcement are open to calls for reform, others are resistant.

 


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Today's Current Sports with Al Martin is dedicated toward discussing the unrest in our nation due to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota law enforcement last week. Al gives his candid thoughts on where our nation must go in order for true change to happen. 
 


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Michigan's attorney general has ordered an investigation of police in suburban Detroit who questioned a black man when a woman claimed he was staring at her.

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A white police officer in western Michigan is on paid administrative leave after an apparent Ku Klux Klan document was seen framed on a wall of his home.

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After more than a decade in the making, Michigan’s first monument to fallen police officers will dedicated Saturday in Lansing. 

 


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A young man is in custody in Traverse City in the slaying of a homeless man whose body was found by hikers in late May.

MSU Police Department Shows It Can Hoop Intramural Style

Apr 15, 2019
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“True Blue”, a team made up of MSUPD officers and staff, enjoys playing basketball and forging personal bonds with the university community.

 

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Meridian Township has released the findings of an independent investigation into its mishandling of a 2004 sexual assault case involving former MSU physician Larry Nassar. 

 


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