Battle Creek police

"A large portion of a lawsuit by the former deputy police chief and inspector against the City of Battle Creek has been dismissed. James Saylor and Maria Alonso will still argue in court their firings on April 29, 2014, were not legal." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

In the final seconds of his life on May 10, Koddy Campbell was holding a loaded handgun above his head; when he made a sudden movement it was his last. Campbell, 19, of Battle Creek, was told by four Battle Creek Police Department officers 24 times in 14 seconds to drop the gun. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

A portion of the I-94 business loop in Battle Creek will be named for Detective LaVern Brann. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Monday renaming the highway the Detective LaVern S. Brann Memorial Highway. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The city of Battle Creek has identified Charles Pelfrey and Carl VanDyke as the patrol officers involved in a shooting Sunday morning. Under the Battle Creek Police Department's standard procedure, both are on paid administrative leave until the investigation is completed. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

A 19-year-old Battle Creek man was critically hurt in a shooting Sunday morning. Battle Creek police said the man had taken a handgun from a family member and had called 911 emergency dispatchers several times saying he wanted police to kill him. (Battle Creek Enquirer)