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Michigan Blue Alert Act (Excerpt) Act 167 Of 2015

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Act 167 of 2015

***** THIS NEW SECTION IS EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2016 ***** Activation; conditions.Sec. 7.

A Michigan blue alert shall be activated only in accordance with policies established by the department of state police and if all of the following conditions apply:

(a) A law enforcement officer has been killed or seriously injured and the law enforcement agency investigating the incident has information identifying an individual as a suspect connected to the incident.

(b) The law enforcement agency that is investigating the suspect determines that the suspect poses a serious risk or threat to the public and other law enforcement personnel.

(c) The law enforcement agency investigating the suspect has obtained the suspect's name or can provide a detailed physical description of the suspect, or the suspect's vehicle, vehicle registration plate numbers or letters, or partial registration plate numbers or letters to be made available for broadcast to the public.

(d) The law enforcement agency investigating the suspect recommends that the state police activate the blue alert.

History: 2015, Act 167, Eff. Feb. 1, 2016

© 2015 Legislative Council, State of Michigan