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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Officer receives minor injury during mental health response

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Battle Creek Police arrested a 49-year-old Battle Creek man who had a mental health crisis, and fired an officer’s duty gun.

Police responded to the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Capital Avenue NE at 4 p.m. today. The man was dancing in traff...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

BCPD places lieutenant on leave after off-duty crash

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The Battle Creek Police Department has placed Lt. Jim Martens on administrative leave, after he was involved in an off-duty car crash outside the city on Sunday. 

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department responded to the crash at 3:54 a.m...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

BCPD arrests 11; recovers marijuana products stolen from dispensaries across region

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Battle Creek Police arrested 11 young men and recovered a large amount of marijuana products, several guns, other narcotics, and a stolen car after a joint investigation with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. 

At about 7:15 a.m. Thursday,...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

PD invites public comment as it renews accreditation

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The Battle Creek Police Department invites the community to provide comments to a state accreditation team that will visit the department next week, as the department looks to renew its state accreditation. 

BCPD first achieved full state accredit...

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