Michigan State Police

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan State Police is getting two-million dollars from the federal government. The money comes from three grants earmarked for separate uses. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Families of first responders in Michigan can expect to get expanded benefits soon. Governor Rick Snyder signed the Survivors Benefit Bill Tuesday. 


The search for new ideas on policing recently brought the online news service Bridge to Kalamazoo.


"KALAMAZOO, MI-- Four demands were announced via bullhorn to a crowd of a few hundred people who had marched, chanting, from Bronson Park to the Kalamazoo Mall following a Black Lives Matter gathering here Friday evening July 22. Discipline the police officers who were transporting a man from the hospital to jail when he died along the way." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - A local Black Lives Matter chapter is planning a Friday rally and an undisclosed 'shutdown action' on city streets, a move that has police preparing to allow the demonstration but react to any problems that develop. The rally is planned for 6 p.m." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)