Unemployment Rate Drops, Felons Still Looking

Among those stopping by the Michigan Works office Tuesday was Jacob Williams, who calls himself a “returning citizen.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

Michigan Cracks Down On Felons Getting Welfare

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

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‘Operation Hemingway’ Seeks To Get Detroit’s Wanted Criminals Off Streets

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

50-Plus Felons Busted In Macomb County Criminal Sweep

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012


‘Ban The Box’ City Ordinance Extended

Contractors and vendors in Detroit will now have to submit an affidavit showing that they have removed the felony question from their employment applications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Should Convicted Felons Be Allowed To Run For Public Office?

Proposal 2 on Tuesday’s ballot would prohibit certain convicted felons from running for public office.