City Council: Going Into the Red for More Police

City Council: Going Into the Red for More Police

Brian Geiringer

This article has embedded timestamped video links from Ypsilanti City Council meetings on May 18 and June 1. In a move that surprised even some councilmembers during the Ypsilanti City Council meeting on May 18 of this year, four of the seven members of council…

Little Boys, Little Bikes, Big Guns, Big Budgets

Little Boys, Little Bikes, Big Guns, Big Budgets

J.B. Miller

ON MAY 18, YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL VOTED TO GO OVER BUDGET AND HIRE 3 ARMED YPD OFFICERS AND 1 YPD RECORDS CLERK. THE VOTE WAS SPLIT 4-3, WITH THOSE OPPOSED EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT ADDING TO THE BUDGET DEFICIT AND LACK OF TIME FOR PUBLIC INPUT, INCLUDING…

To Know Again

To Know Again

Jeff Clark

ON MAY 18, YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL VOTED TO GO OVER BUDGET AND HIRE 3 ARMED YPD OFFICERS AND 1 YPD RECORDS CLERK. THE VOTE WAS SPLIT 4-3, WITH THOSE OPPOSED EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT ADDING TO THE BUDGET DEFICIT AND LACK OF TIME FOR PUBLIC INPUT, INCLUDING…

Does More Police Equal Security?

Does More Police Equal Security?

H. H. Gonzalez

>Published in Collaboration with Black Ink< ON MAY 18, YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL VOTED TO GO OVER BUDGET AND HIRE 3 ARMED YPD OFFICERS AND 1 YPD RECORDS CLERK. THE VOTE WAS SPLIT 4-3, WITH THOSE OPPOSED EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT ADDING TO THE BUDGET DEFICIT AND LACK…

More Police Is Not The Answer

More Police Is Not The Answer

Marcina Cole

“Taxpayers are paying the police officers to kill us, bottom line.”