police http://wkar.org en Emergency personnel plan for mid-Michigan flood scenarios http://wkar.org/post/emergency-personnel-plan-mid-michigan-flood-scenarios <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The mercury is slowing climbing and Thursday marks the first day of spring. As the snow fades away it’s time to be aware of the dangers of flooding. High water can be a dangerous scenario for drivers on the roads and also for anyone in low-lying areas. First responders are getting ready for those potential hazards.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:57:49 +0000 Kevin Lavery 50770 at http://wkar.org Emergency personnel plan for mid-Michigan flood scenarios Lansing police chief updates local shooting http://wkar.org/post/lansing-police-chief-updates-local-shooting <p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:03:54 +0000 Current State 42493 at http://wkar.org Current State #70 | April 19, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-70-april-19-2013 <p></p><p></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 20:39:33 +0000 Current State 34539 at http://wkar.org Lansing police chief Teresa Szymanski retires http://wkar.org/post/lansing-police-chief-teresa-szymanski-retires <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/police/chief/bio.jsp">Teresa Szymanski</a> joined the <a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/police/">Lansing Police Departmen</a>t in 1987. She earned her stripes over the years and rose to become the city’s police chief in 2010. &nbsp;Her tenure has been marked with successes and setbacks.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 20:23:17 +0000 Current State 34538 at http://wkar.org Lansing police chief Teresa Szymanski retires Lansing police respond to budget cut pressure http://wkar.org/post/lansing-police-respond-budget-cut-pressure <p></p><p>Police and firefighters in the city of Lansing are under pressure to make concessions to improve the city’s short and&nbsp;long-term budget woes. &nbsp;Last week, a long-awaited report from the city’s blue ribbon “Financial Health Team” called for a million dollars to be cut from the police&nbsp;department’s budget. &nbsp;</p><p>Discussing the issue is the President of the Lansing Fraternal Order of Police---the police officers and supervisors’ union---Tom Krug and from the city of Lansing, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Public Service, Chad Gamble.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:13:52 +0000 Current State 33048 at http://wkar.org Lansing police respond to budget cut pressure More Weekend Patrols In Light Of Shooting Spree http://wkar.org/post/more-weekend-patrols-light-shooting-spree <p>Authorities investigating a shooting spree along the Interstate 96 corridor plan to boost patrols Saturday as fans travel to a Michigan State football game. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 22:20:14 +0000 The Associated Press 26300 at http://wkar.org More Weekend Patrols In Light Of Shooting Spree Wide Variation Found in Drunk Driving Arrest Rates http://wkar.org/post/wide-variation-found-drunk-driving-arrest-rates <p>A news organization has found wide variations in the rates of drunken driving arrests among Michigan police agencies, with the hometowns of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan showing one of the sharpest contrasts. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:45:59 +0000 The Associated Press 23687 at http://wkar.org Wide Variation Found in Drunk Driving Arrest Rates Lansing Adds Officers, Could Add More http://wkar.org/post/lansing-adds-officers-could-add-more <p>Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has announced the city will be hiring more police officers.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:28:16 +0000 Mark Bashore 16329 at http://wkar.org Lansing Adds Officers, Could Add More Schuette Still Pushing for 1000 New Cops http://wkar.org/post/schuette-still-pushing-1000-new-cops <p>Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he still hopes the Legislature will approve his proposal for one thousand new police officers to be hired in the state. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:45:25 +0000 Laura Weber 12518 at http://wkar.org Schuette Still Pushing for 1000 New Cops