Whitmer: $32M Investment To Recruit, Retain Police Officers

Gov. Whitmer plans to spend big for police officers in the state, with the focus shifting to recruiting and retaining each officer.

October 21st 2021

Whitmer: $32M Investment To Recruit, Retain Police Officers

(CBS DETROIT) – Gov. Whitmer plans to spend big for police officers in the state, with the focus shifting to recruiting and retaining each officer.

Here’s a look at the $32 million investment:

  • $20 million will go towards the retention and recruitment program, with $10,000 grants being offered to officers.
  • $9 million will be for professional development training and behavioral services.
  • $3 million specifically to hire homicide detectives or those with a focus on violent crime.

All of the money being used here comes from the American Rescue Plan.

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