PONTIAC, MI – Congress is discussing substantial changes to existing qualified immunity laws. Local law enforcement leaders say the erosion of legal protections for Deputies and all Police Officers will seriously affect the ability of law enforcement to carry out its duties and will impact government agencies on every level.
Today’s attendees will propose alternative reforms that support law enforcement’s mission to protect and serve as well as address the concerns of those who call for more accountability for law enforcement.
WHERE: Oakland County Sheriff’s Office headquarters, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 38 E, in Pontiac
WHEN: 1:30 p.m. today, May 12, 2021
WHO WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE: Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard will host Detroit Police Chief James Craig; Livingston County Sheriff Michael J. Murphy; Wayne County Sheriff Raphael Ray Washington; Macomb County Sheriff Anthony M. Wickersham; Grand Blanc Township Police Chief Ron Wiles, president of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police; Northville Police Chief Alan Maciag, president of the Southeastern Michigan Association Chiefs of Police and Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett, president of the Oakland County Association of Township Supervisors.