Michigan State Police

MSP canines receive GPS collars

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

All 29 Michigan State Police (MSP) canines now have Global Positioning System (GPS) collars to help with the search and retrieval of not only the canines themselves if they are lost, but also the potential tracking of an injured canine handler. “In November last year, the department lost its first canine during a search,” said Sgt. David Yount, commander of [...]

National Night Out Tuesday, August 2

July 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Celebrate an evening of fun and friendship with local law enforcement officers during National Night Out in Rockford, the seventh annual event for the town. Families are invited to come on down to downtown in this event which was designed nationally as a way for neighborhoods to “take back the night” from crime and criminals. It is a time to get to know your local law [...]

Kids invited to run, bike, swim with law enforcement

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Local law enforcement invite kids to the seventh annual triathlon. Michigan State Police trooper Kevin Sweeny invites area youth to get a jump on summer fun and enjoy a day of activity and refreshments with officers of the Michigan State Police, Rockford Police Department and the Kent County Sheriff. The seventh annual Rockford Area Kids Triathlon will take place at [...]

Michigan State Police welcomes new trooper

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Post Commander F/Lt. Chris McIntire is proud to introduce Trooper Matthew J. Demny to the team at the Rockford Michigan State Police Post. Things have changed in funding for the Michigan State Police (MSP) over the years, and this year’s recruit class, at just 35 new troopers, is a far cry from the 100-plus new recruits when Rockford Post Commander F/Lt. [...]
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