Vermont intends to move 319 high-security inmates to a privately run prison in Michigan. That would allow the GEO Group to re-open the facility in Baldwin that’s been closed since 2005, when Michigan scrapped its agreement with the company. Continue reading →
People who were wrongfully convicted would be entitled to 60 thousand dollars for each year they spent in prison under legislation unveiled today, May, 7th 2015 at the state Capitol. Continue reading →
Two canine law enforcement officers in Grand Traverse County are now outfitted with new bullet and stab resistant vests.
This is thanks to community fundraising efforts that raised more than $2,000.
Janke is a 2 ½ year-old explosives detection canine and Jax is a 1 ½ year-old narcotics detection dog at the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office. Both are German Shepherds from Poland. Continue reading →
According to the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force human trafficking is the third largest criminal enterprise in the world. This is right behind selling illegal guns and selling drugs. Continue reading →
A Bay City police officer is recovering after being shot by a home invasion suspect overnight.
According to published reports, Officer Brandon Murphy was shot in the thigh while pursuing a suspect on foot early Monday morning. Murphy then returned fire, striking the suspect several times. Continue reading →
A 24-year-old Macomb county woman is expected to be arraigned Wednesday in connection with the the death of a baby whose body was found at a Roseville recycling center.
Police originally believed the baby may had come from Roscommon, Alpena or Midland counties. According to police, the woman now in custody gave birth on December 22 in a garage in the Detroit suburb of Eastpointe.
They said she kept the baby in the garage, with minimal care until it died about three days later. Continue reading →