Among those stopping by the Michigan Works office Tuesday was Jacob Williams, who calls himself a “returning citizen.”
The Michigan departments of State Police and Human Services say they resolved 1,994 felony arrest warrants during a joint initiative to make sure felons don’t collect welfare.
With a number of violent crimes on the rise, police in Detroit are teaming up with other law enforcement agencies to take some of the worst offenders off the streets.
A task force involving several law enforcement agencies has been rounding up felons for the past few days, wanted for parole violations including child sexual assault and stalking.
Contractors and vendors in Detroit will now have to submit an affidavit showing that they have removed the felony question from their employment applications.
Proposal 2 on Tuesday’s ballot would prohibit certain convicted felons from running for public office.