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(MPRN-Detroit) Prosecutors in Michigan say the growing use of police body cameras will add time and cost to getting warrants and bringing criminal cases to trial. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI – Police agencies in Southwest Michigan have almost 600 untested rape kits on their books, according to a statewide audit." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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(MPRN-Lansing) A bipartisan group of state lawmakers hopes to send privacy protection legislation to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk this year. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI – As many as eight sheriff's deputies could potentially face layoffs if a stalemate in negotiations between Kalamazoo County and Oshtemo Township over a police services contract isn't resolved by Dec. 31." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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In 2014, WMUK aired a three-part series about what some call the “trust gap” between Kalamazoo’s Public Safety Department and the city’s minority residents. But many of those residents say that gap has yet to be closed.


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