Battle Creek City Commission

9:28 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Battle Creek City Commissioner renews call for investigation of police department

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Prosecutor has not found reason to launch investigation based on earlier complaint by Jeff Domenico
Rather than retreating, Battle Creek City Commissioner Jeff Domenico is renewing a call for an investigation of the police department.
6:24 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Calhoun County Prosecutor finds no evidence of corruption in Battle Creek Police Department

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Police Chief wants apology from City Commissioner Andy Domenico
Battle Creek's police chief is demanding an apology after the county prosecutor said a city commissioner has no evidence of corruption. "I think his behavior insinuating that the Battle Creek Police Department is corrupt has been reckless and embarrassing and he owes the Battle Creek Police Department and the people of Battle Creek a public apology," Chief Jackie Hampton said.
6:30 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Report calls for improvements to Kellogg Arena

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Estimate is repairs would cost about $3.49-million. About $2.5-million could come from city as it makes capital improvement projects
City commissioners and other stakeholders will be presented a report on Kellogg Arena as the city administration makes a 'case for investment.' The arena is included in a list of proposed capital improvement projects that would require the city to take on $16 million of new debt.
2:39 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

BC Commissioner seeks meeting on police issues

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The FBI, the MIchigan Attorney General's Office, and the Michigan State Police have declined requests to look into allegations by City Commissioner Jeffrey Domenico.
A Battle Creek city commissioner who has alleged corruption and illegal activities in the police department is proposing a meeting next week. "I would like to put a lot of people at the table and hash this out," Commissioner Jeffrey Domenico said Monday. "Maybe there is no reason to escalate this further."
7:37 am
Mon April 1, 2013

FBI says "no thanks" to BC police probe request

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The state Attorney General's Office and MIchigan State Police officials have also declined requests to look into the issue.
The FBI isn't ready to investigate the Battle Creek Police Department, the city said Saturday. Following allegations by a city commissioner of poor management and illegal activities, Police Chief Jackie Hampton said Thursday he requested an investigation by the FBI of the department. But City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama confirmed Saturday that that agency has declined the request.