Kalamazoo Public Safety

6:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Traffic Stops by Kalamazoo Public Safety Down Since Racial Profiling Study

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Chief Jeff Hadley says there has been a change in philosophy and strategies for conducting patrols
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Traffic stops by Kalamazoo police are down nearly half in the six months following release of a racial profiling study that found black motorists are more than twice as likely as whites to be pulled over.
7:11 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Defends Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

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The shooting is still under investigation, but Chief Jeff Hadley says it appears the officers "acted valiantly"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- When Kalamazoo police arrived at his apartment Friday, Brad Mason made his intention clear to his girlfriend. "The police are here for me. They are going to have to kill me," Mason said to her, according to Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley.
3:44 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Kalamazoo officials say travel only when necessary

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Crews have been working around the clock to clear snow
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo city officials are urging residents to use caution when traveling and to travel only if necessary during Monday's weather conditions. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley asked residents in a news release to keep sidewalks clear and to remove snow from around fire hydrants.
Juvenile crime
8:23 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Kalamazoo Gazette explores drop in juvenile crime in Kalamazoo County

The Kalamazoo Gazette series doesn't find concrete evidence that the Kalamazoo Promise has led to a drop in juvenile crime
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6:51 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Kalamazoo, union representing police officers agree on four year contract

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Union has 183 officers
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety police officers' union and city officials have worked out a contract for the next four years. The contract, unanimously approved by the Kalamazoo City Commission after a closed-door session Monday evening, begins Dec. 1, 2013 and lasts until Dec. 31, 2017.