Stories tagged: "Michigan State Police"

Program Aims to Alleviate Stress, Prevent Suicides Among MI First Responders

A new program developed by Wayne State University provides resources to Michigan first responders to alleviate post-traumatic stress disorder and other work-related mental health challenges.

It's illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana in Michigan, but there is no established limit. (Courtesy/Michigan State Police)
Michigan State Police Halt Marijuana THC Tests Amid Lab Problems

The Michigan State Police crime lab has stopped screening blood samples for THC, the compound that gives marijuana users a high, after problems with testing, a spokeswoman said.

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Are You Prepared If Your Child Goes Missing?

No parent wants to think about the possibility of their child going missing — but it's beneficial to have a plan.

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What’s Being Done About Racial, Ethnic Disparities Found in MSP Traffic Stops

“Michiganders deserve unbiased policing, transparency, and accountability from their state police, and that’s what they’re going to get,” said MSP Director Col. Joe Gasper. 

Men with rifles talk with a Michigan State Police trooper at the State Capitol during a rally in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Barbers and hair stylists were protesting the state's stay-at-home orders, a defiant demonstration that reflected how salons had become a symbol for small businesses that were eager to reopen two months after the COVID-19 pandemic began. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
FACT CHECK: How Michigan Police Remain Funded During Coronavirus Budget Crisis

To make up budget shortfalls, Michigan tapped into coronavirus aid to fund the Michigan State Police and Michigan Department of Corrections nearly at full capacity despite the state's financial crisis.

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What Michigan State Police Are Doing to Prevent Situations like George Floyd’s Death

Here are the strategies Michigan police use — and will start using — to prevent police brutality.