Tag: police

A Flock Safety camera mounted to a pole

October 22, 2021

While they help police catch criminals, some people are raising privacy concerns.

police tape stretched across a field

October 13, 2021

Oct. 8 incident comes two days after city of Kalamazoo instructed police to physically remove 100+ unhoused people from year-and-a-half-old encampment.

several voting stations inside Kalamazoo City Hall

October 13, 2021

Experts say a petition going around to change voting rules could have the unintended consequence of barring election volunteers.

several police officers stand behind colored barriers set across a street

August 12, 2021

A report by an independent investigator found 4 areas where Kalamazoo police fall short – and ways it can get better.

A graphic reads "40 recommendations: Some are immediately actionable, some are long-term considerations, all should be subject to a transparent reporting process."

August 11, 2021

Questions remain over whether anything will change after independent review of police mishandling of protests and rallies last summer.

Police officers with bikes block a street

August 9, 2021

Police spent weeks tracking the violent extremist group. City residents rang the alarm. Leaders appear to have disregarded it all, putting officers and the community at risk.

A birds-eye view of a group of people fighting, many of them holding U.S. flags

August 9, 2021

Independent investigators have released a long-awaited report on police mishandling of protests and rallies in Kalamazoo last summer.

A large crowd of people gathered near several men fighting.

August 3, 2021

Investigators have spent several months digging into Kalamazoo police mishandling of 2020 protests. The final report is expected soon.

The Proud Boys group supporters march toward Bronson Park on Aug. 16, 2020.(STAFF/NowKalamazoo)

July 14, 2021

A review of police mishandling of protests last summer is coming to a close. City leaders will get to see the findings before members of the public.

a police officer with handcuffs hanging from his belt

July 7, 2021

The city will continue a program that places officers in each of KPS’s two main high schools.