Rick Snyder

Michigan State Police

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder met Tuesday with the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus. The subject was the future of the Michigan State Police and its leader, Colonel Kriste Etue. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Members of the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus met with the head of the Michigan State Police Thursday. The meeting was to address concerns about a meme Colonel Kriste Etue posted on Facebook. It called NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem “degenerates.” 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says he plans to meet with black state lawmakers to hear their concerns following a controversial Facebook post by the leader of the Michigan State Police. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) An internal review has been launched of a controversial Facebook post by the leader of the Michigan State Police. Colonel Kriste Etue may have violated the department’s social media policy. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says there is no reason to fire State Police Colonel Kriste Etue over a controversial Facebook post. Etue has apologized for sharing a meme on her page that called NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem unpatriotic and “degenerates.” 

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