Senate Finalizes Sylvia Santana's Bill to Keep Detroit-Trained, Quality Police Officers in Detroit
June 8, 2023
LANSING - (June 6, 2023) - Today, the Michigan Senate finalized Senate Bill 32, Sen. Sylvia Santana's (D-Detroit) legislation that would allow the Detroit Police Department (DPD) and other police departments to enter tuition contracts with recruits, enabling the department to better retain talented, well-trained officers. The bill had bipartisan and nearly unanimous support in both the House and Senate throughout the legislative process, and the legislation now heads to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her signature into law.
"This has been a significant concern for the City of Detroit and its r...