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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.

"Michigan, Ohio and Indiana State troopers are watching for driving violations among commercial vehicles this week. Michigan’s “Eyes on 94” initiative is part of a multi-state effort to reduce accidents involving semi-trucks." (WDET)

"Michigan law enforcement agencies are returning donated surplus military equipment to the federal government this month — including tracked armored vehicles that metro Detroit sheriff's offices have had for more than a decade— under orders of the White House, and they are not happy about it." (Detroit Free Press)