law enforcement


(MPRN-Lansing) On-duty police officers would be required to wear body cameras under a bill in the state House. A group of Democrats – mostly from Detroit – is sponsoring House Bill 4229. 

GALESBURG, MI - Police are issuing citations today to more than 60 drivers who were involved in the 193-vehicle pileup that led to I-94 being shut down for two days in January in eastern Kalamazoo County. A total of 58 people - 30 semi-truck drivers and 28 motorists - are being cited for driving too fast for conditions, according to a news release issued Thursday morning by Michigan State Police. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

MARSHALL – Construction of an experimental law enforcement building is ahead of schedule and coming in under original cost estimates. “More weather like this and we will be looking good,” Andy Kinloch said Friday afternoon. Kinloch is project manager for Clark Construction Co. of Lansing, which is building the Marshall Regional Law Enforcement Center. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Michigan State Police permission to fly a drone anywhere in the state for law enforcement purposes. The FAA gave the greenlight after a two-day visit to Michigan last month to review the program and safety procedures. (Detroit Free Press)


(MPRN-Lansing) There’s bipartisan interest in the state Legislature in protecting Michiganders from having property unfairly seized by police.