A patrol vehicle is an officer's lifeline. It is trusted to perform and protect those traveling inside and sharing the road.
The month of June, which is designated as Pride Month, is dedicated to the uplifting of LGBTQ+ voices, celebration of LGBTQ+ culture, and the support of LGBTQ+ rights. This year, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is spotlighting two of our members in a candid Q&A.
Understanding and respecting each other is as crucial now as it has ever been. For law enforcement, it is a career requirement.
Lou Holtz (the legendary coach for Fighting Irish football) once said: "Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated." This quote, slightly reworded, hangs in the Michigan State Police (MSP) Training Academy as an expectation of, and as a reminder to, everyone who walks the halls.
In recognition of May being Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, I was asked to reflect on being an Asian American.
Grayling Laboratory Director Connie Swander kicked off her career with the Michigan State Police (MSP) having already spent 18 years as a medical technologist in the private sector.
When plans moved forward to revamp the Canine Unit's kennel building, Sgt. Dave Yount was looking forward to gaining much-needed space for training.
Piecing together a crime can come down to a single drop of blood. Maybe a fingerprint pulled from a car door or a bullet fragment traced back to what was once, literally, a smoking gun. The scientific work needed to connect those dots is done daily at Michigan State Police (MSP) forensic laboratories across the state.
Survivors of domestic and sexual violence have a new ally in the Michigan State Police. A victim services advocate is now available at both the Lansing and Flint posts to provide support to survivors involved in domestic or sexual assaults.
By Lt. Col. Amy Dehner, Chief Deputy Director
No matter who you are or where you work - none of us have the luxury of looking back on our life to retroactively apply lessons learned.