Public Safety

Special Election Approaches For Public Safety Millages In PlymouthThe millages would renew both police and fire funding, while possibly adding additional personnel.
Police Team Up With Gas Stations To Offer Safe Havens In Detroit NeighborhoodsDetroit Police Chief James Craig says that when you see the green light, you'll know it's a safe place to seek shelter, any time of night or day.
Player Safety At Center Of "Heads Up Football" 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: Violence In City Described By Forbes Among People Who Know Each Other 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.
U-M Consolidates Security After Delays In Reporting Child Porn On Doc's ComputerThe University of Michigan now has one big security division after combining its three departments: housing security, Department of Public Safety, and Hospital Security.
78 Recruits Graduate From Michigan Trooper SchoolDozens 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 Commissioners Debate Proposed Public Safety MillageWayne County residents may soon be asked if they are willing to pay higher taxes come election time in November.
Warren Voters Approve Millage Saving Dozens Of Police And Fire JobsThe 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.
Vote On Proposed Detroit Police Tax Not LikelyA 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.
Gov. Snyder Has Mixed Success With New Budget 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.
Bill Introduced To Create Lighting Authority To Restore Detroit LightsState Representative Maureen Stapleton says right now about 60 percent of the lights are out in the city leading to more crime.
Snyder Plan Would Have Troopers Fight City CrimeThe 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.