SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS

Michigan State Police offering support program for those struggling with addiction

WEST MICHIGAN — Michigan State Police has joined a nationwide effort to help people kick addictions without worry of being arrested or investigated.

On Monday, MSP announced their 5th district has  joined 200 other police departments in an effort called the ‘Angel Program.’ It includes their posts in Marshall, Paw Paw, Niles and Wayland.

Volunteers have been trained on how to support people in the program and provide them with transportation.

Officials say those who participate must not have active warrants, pending court actions or be a registered sex offender.

If you’re interested in the program or becoming a volunteer call (269) 657-5551.

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