pier safety


Reporter Elizabeth Miller says that seeing beaches in Ohio without lifeguards made her think about the issue of drowning on the Great Lakes. 

Concerns raised over difficulty in catching offenders, and time spent by law enforcement

Mayor says the city may reconsider after construction of the lighthouses in 2015

Law would make it a civil infraction to jump off pier into Lake Michigan

Berrien County runs Silver Beach County Park, federal government owns piers and bulkheads forming the north and south piers for Saint Joseph Harbor