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Police board meeting for 1st time since chief resignation announcement

Posted at 12:42 PM, Jul 16, 2019

LANSING, Mich. — The Lansing Police Department Board of Police Commissioners are scheduled to meet on Tuesday, July 16.

This will be the first meeting since Chief Mike Yankowski announced his retirement from the department.

Yankowski's last day with LPD is Wednesday, July 31.

Capt. Daryl Green will serve as acting chief effective Thursday, Aug. 31.

The meeting also comes amid an ongoing investigation into the controversial arrest of a young runaway.

The two officers involved in the case are still on paid administrative leave.

Chief Yankowski has said he doesn't know if the investigation will be complete before his last day on the job with Lansing police.

Tensions ran high at the last Lansing Police Department Board of Police Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, June 18.

The board is scheduled to meet Tuesday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Headquarters Bldg., 120 W. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor, in Lansing.

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