Preliminary reports indicate 15 people lost their lives in 11 separate traffic crashes during the 2018 Memorial Day holiday weekend. In comparison, 10 people were killed in 10 traffic crashes during the 2017 Memorial Day holiday weekend.
During this Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is reminding motorists to buckle up and make safety a priority during their holiday travel. Again this year, MSP troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Efforts).
Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue has announced the retirement of Deputy Director Lt. Col. Gary M. Gorski effective June 1, 2018. Gorski, who served as commander of the Specialized Services Bureau and a member of the department’s Executive Council, is retiring after 32 years of service.
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