Tuesday, June 25, 2024



East Lansing and Ingham County to change emergency alert systems

Starting Saturday, June 1, the City of East Lansing and Ingham County will be switching their emergency alert systems to Rave Alert, a mass notification system. The new emergency alert system will enable users to personalize what type of alerts they receive, share information with local dispatchers and allow for more geographically-specific notifications. 


MSU DPPS to test emergency alerts on Tuesday as part of new system upgrades

Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety, or MSU DPPS, announced that starting on May 21 at 10 a.m. as a first test, a semesterly alert upgrade will take place for students at the university and some surrounding areas in Ingham County. This brand new system will “provide emergency notifications and timely warnings to the Spartan community,” according to a news release from DPPS.


MSU administrator got raise, resignation package after incidents

On a Thursday last September, Michigan State University learned a senior administrator did two things: He pitched a financial quid-pro-quo to a vendor, and he sent a disturbed alum to a campus building where they were later arrested. Days later, the administrator got a five-figure raise, records show. Weeks later, he got a favorable resignation agreement including nearly $50,000 in transitional pay.