• KDPS provides update on gun crimes in city after violent year

    2 days ago - By Wood TV

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo City Commission learned just how prevalent gun violence is in the area during a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday night.
    Kalamazoo Public Safety Deputy Chief Dave Boysen gave a presentation to the commission during a work session on Public Safety and the Group Violence Intervention program.
    Kalamazoo saw one of its most violent years on record in 2020 with 15 homicides in the city and 75 nonfatal shootings. That's an increase from 2019, where the city saw seven homicides and 31 nonfatal shootings.
    So far in 2021, those numbers are three homicides and 19...
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