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Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon joins "Current Sports with Al Martin" to discuss her decision to authorize sexual assault charges against Josh King, Donnie Corley, and Demetric Vance yesterday afternoon. 


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Part of a sheriff's department office in western Michigan has been evacuated after a detective became ill during testing of suspected narcotics.

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Michigan court declines to examine police “photograph and print” policy. 

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Police officers in the state would follow stricter guidelines for body camera use under a law that passed through the State House of Representatives this week.

 

 


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Authorities say a 16-year-old has been found fatally shot following a bonfire at a home in mid-Michigan.

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Authorities say a police officer has died after a crash involving his cruiser while on duty in western Michigan.

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Detroit officer critical after shooting; suspect killed. 

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Michigan bill would halt legal sex between cops, prostitutes. 

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Efforts to build a memorial to fallen law enforcement officers is a step closer to reality with a large corporate donation.

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Every day it seems like we hear of somebody being injured, sometimes fatally, in a drunk driving crash. But strides are being made to make a difference on the roads and off. Current State's Brooke Allen speaks to the Executive State Director for MADD Michigan, Tyler MacEachran.


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In November, the city of Lansing will ask its residents to renew a millage that currently funds police and fire services, plus road maintenance. We talk with Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski.


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Police in cities with substantial murder rates often find themselves backlogged as they work their investigations. New research from a Michigan State University criminologist points to seven American cities that are solving homicides more efficiently. Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with Professor David Carter.


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We talk with one of the candidates for Sheriff in Ingham County this year. Eric Trojanowicz is a captain in the department. He’s running as a Republican to replace the retiring Sheriff, Gene Wrigglesworth, and his opponent is the Sheriff’s son, Scott Wrigglesworth.


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The Michigan State University Police Department has formed what it calls an Inclusion and Anti-Bias Unit to address racial tension and maintain good community relations.  Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with the program’s coordinator.

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One of the criminal justice issues being discussed during this year’s One Book, One Community program is mandatory minimum sentences. The Michigan Supreme Court eliminated mandatory minimums earlier this year. We talk with District Court Judge Hugh Clarke Jr. and MSU criminal justice professor Christopher Smith in advance of a forum on the subject tonight.


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