When Atlanta Falcons President Rich McKay spoke Saturday to dozens of youth football officials about better protecting players, it wasn’t just the health of the players at stake. The well-being of football might be on the line.
Bing noted that much of the violence in the city described by Forbes magazine is among people who know each other and not in the downtown area.
The University of Michigan now has one big security division after combining its three departments: housing security, Department of Public Safety, and Hospital Security.
Dozens of recruits who graduated Friday to full-fledged troopers will give a much-needed boost to the ranks of the Michigan State Police, which is at its lowest staffing level since the late 1960s.
Wayne County residents may soon be asked if they are willing to pay higher taxes come election time in November.
The Warren police and fire departments are now awaiting the results of a vote on a public safety millage that, if approved, would save dozens of police and fire jobs.
A majority of City Council members appear to be ready to reject the Board of Police Commission’s request to put a 9-mill tax increase before the voters.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder got the extra police troopers and summer jobs programs for inner city youths he wanted in the new budget, but he failed to get lawmakers to tie education money to student performance or invest as much as he wanted in health initiatives.
State Representative Maureen Stapleton says right now about 60 percent of the lights are out in the city leading to more crime.
The state would hire 180 more state troopers this year to help fight crime in the state’s toughest cities and take steps to help more inner-city young adults find jobs under crime prevention measures unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder.