msp http://michiganradio.org en Michigan State Police troopers bring safety message to Flint elementary schools http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-state-police-troopers-bring-safety-message-flint-elementary-schools <p>About 20 Michigan State Troopers are spending the next few days meeting with Flint schoolchildren.</p><p></p><p>Michigan State Police Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue told a student assembly today at Bryant Elementary in Flint that she would like to see them waving at Michigan State Police patrol cars as they drive through their neighborhood.</p><p></p><p>“Because it really kind of hurts our feelings when our car goes by and no one waves at us,” Etue told the students.</p><p></p><p>One student blurted out “We be scared”, which drew laughter from the students.</p><p></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 15:32:47 +0000 Steve Carmody 12472 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan State Police troopers bring safety message to Flint elementary schools A new class of Michigan State Police troopers is sworn in http://michiganradio.org/post/new-class-michigan-state-police-troopers-sworn <p>Ninety new Michigan State troopers will soon be on the road.</p><p></p><p>The troopers were officially sworn in today in Lansing.</p><p></p><p>Governor Rick Snyder told the new troopers they are part of reinventing Michigan, in part by helping those communities hit hard by violent crime.</p><p></p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 19:21:29 +0000 Steve Carmody 11937 at http://michiganradio.org A new class of Michigan State Police troopers is sworn in Michigan State Police scaling down posts http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-state-police-scaling-down-posts <p>The Michigan State Police says it is implementing a new &lsquo;regional&rsquo;&nbsp;plan that will result in more troopers on the road.&nbsp;&nbsp; The new &lsquo;regional&rsquo; plan was announced in March. &nbsp;&nbsp;The idea behind scaling back, from 62 state police posts to just 29, is to give the state police more flexibility.&nbsp;</p><p>The changes will also mean more members of the command staff will be on the road supervising state troopers.&nbsp;&nbsp; Lt. Colonel Gary Gorski says it&rsquo;s a change that hopefully will be noticed.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 00:43:08 +0000 Steve Carmody 4421 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan State Police scaling down posts