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Law Enforcement Urges Vigilance After Killing of Bin Laden

May 2, 2011
Following the killing of bin Laden, Homeland Security briefings urged law enforcement agencies to remain alert for any potential retaliatory strikes. Law enforcement leaders who spoke publicly made it clear they weren't aware of any specific threats.

Michigan State Police Say Cell Phone Data Only Extracted with Consent, Warrant

April 26, 2011
Michigan State Police use devices to extract information from people’s cell phones only with owners’ consent or with a search warrant, an official told a House committee today.

Michigan ACLU Questions Troopers' Use of Cellphone Data Extractors

April 18, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan wants more information about how Michigan State Police troopers are using devices known as cellular data extractors to retrieve information from a citizen's mobile device during a traffic stop without their consent.

Michigan Trooper Crashes During Early Morning Pursuit

April 6, 2011
Trooper Jeffrey Werda, 43, had responded to a pursuit at 1:30 a.m. today on Birch Run Road in Taymouth Township to help Saginaw County sheriff's deputies with the chase.

Michigan State Police Close 21 Posts

March 25, 2011
Under this new "regional policing plan," the agency will reduce the number of fully operational posts from 62 to 29. The agency is making the reductions to close a $20.7-million budget cut it faces next fiscal year.

Michigan State Police Investigating Alleged Fleet Scam

January 16, 2011
The agency is currently investigating the allegedly fraudulent fleet purchasing complaint that Bruno Val Novel, 43, posed as the new vendor for state and federal government vehicle fleet contracts, according to an agency release.

Final Michigan Vehicle Test Report Arrives

January 11, 2011
The Precision Driving Unit tested 18 patrol vehicles for acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests. Four motorcycles were included in the group.

Michigan State Police Rescue Snowmobilers From Frozen Lake

January 10, 2011
Troopers Kyle Kehn and Harold Terry pulled Michael Roy and James Cooper out of Higgins Lake at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday. Both are expected to fully recover.

Driving In Nasty Weather

December 29, 2010
Weather is a hazard that must be managed by law enforcement officers, especially when driving patrol vehicles. Lt. Keith Wilson, who oversees the Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit, provided a few suggestions, so officer safety will be top of mind when operating your vehicle in nasty weather.

2011 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Motorcycles

December 9, 2010

Kawasaki's Concours 14P ABS motorcycle turned heads when it was relaunched in May (Kawasaki initially introduced it in 2009), and may have generated the most off-line conversations at this year's Michigan State Police vehicle testing.

2011 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Patrol Cars

December 9, 2010

The Michigan State Police have been driving and rating new police vehicles since 1974. But this year is special. The agency's precision drivers say they would be hard-pressed to name a year of testing that's generated more discussion and anticipation than this one.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2012 Ford Police Interceptor

December 9, 2010

Tony Gratson, government sales manager with Ford Motor Co., gives a walkaround tour of the 2012 Ford Police Interceptor at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2012 Ford P.I. Utility

December 9, 2010

Tony Gratson, government sales manager with Ford Motor Co., gives a walkaround tour of the 2012 Ford Police Interceptor Utility at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit

December 9, 2010

Eugene Mitchell, senior manager of government sales with Chrysler Dodge, gives a walkaround tour of the 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2011 Kawasaki Concours 14P

December 9, 2010

Steve Beaudry of Beaudry MotorSports gives a walkaround tour of the Kawasaki Concours 14P motorcycle at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2011 Chevy Caprice PPV

December 9, 2010

Dana Hammer, GM's manager of law enforcement vehicles, gives a walkaround tour of the 2011 Chevy Caprice PPV at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

Effective Pursuit Driving

December 9, 2010

Michigan State Police Sgt. Jim Flegel of the Precision Driving Unit explains how troopers evaluate patrol vehicles and explains how to correct for skids created by oversteering or understeering.

Raybestos Police Brake Pads Lead Aftermarket in Performance Evaluation

November 29, 2010
The company's police disc brake pads are designed specifically for patrol and pursuit applications. The results of the test demonstrate "the superiority of Raybestos police brake pads," according to the company.

Michigan Police Commander Drives 2011 Chevy Tahoe

November 3, 2010

The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV is driven by Lt. Keith Wilson, commander of the Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit, in this video. Wilson explains why the automaker's addition of StabiliTrak will help officers drive in more adverse weather conditions.

Kawasaki Edges BMW at Michigan State Police Motorcycle Test

September 21, 2010
The Kawasaki Concours 14P recorded the highest speed of the four two-wheel vehicles tested, reaching 131 mph on the 4.8-mile speedway at the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Mich.
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