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A Michigan State Police car (credit: WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

High-Crime Cities To Get More State Troopers

Seventy-eight new Michigan State Police recruits will be graduating this Friday and many of them will cover posts in cities facing high crime rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

State Police: 8,050 Citations In Belt Crackdown

State police say an annual enforcement crackdown on motorists who fail to use seat belts and child safety seats led to 8,050 citations — down about 1,000 from 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012


Suspects Sought In I-94 Robbery

Michigan State Police are looking for two men who preyed on a man whose car broke down on a Detroit freeway overnight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012


Drive-By Shooting On Lodge Appears Random

A man is in the hospital after being shot while driving along the northbound Lodge north of the Davison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

Michigan State Police Troopers in riot gear. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Gets Cash To Train More Troopers

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a supplemental budget bill that includes money to train more state troopers and fight crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

Survey Shows Half Of Michiganders Talk On Cell While Driving

A new study shows that many drivers believe it’s important for other drivers to hang up their cell phones behind the wheel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012


New Proactive Policing Strategy Targets Teens

Macomb County will be a test site for a new method of preventing crime and traffic crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/29/2012

300 Arrested In Holiday DUI Crackdown

State Police say their stepped up enforcement over the holidays resulted in thousands of traffic stops and more than 300 drunk driving arrests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012

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Report: 15 Die In Christmas, New Year’s Crashes

State police said Wednesday that four of the deaths involved alcohol, and three victims were pedestrians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2012

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State Police Announce ‘Lifesaver’ Weekend Crackdown

Michigan State Police will be taking part in a national campaign to crack down on drunken and unbelted driving over the pre-Christmas weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2011