Lansing Finalizes Police & Fire Layoffs

By: News 10
By: News 10

Lansing's police and firefighter unions have saved 31 jobs by agreeing to concessions. The city will eliminate 34 police officers, two police supervisors and 11 firefighters. Fire stations #5 and #7 will also close. The layoffs are part of the city's plan to eliminate an $18 million deficit. The initial plan called for 78 layoffs, instead of the current 47. The city is not giving out details of the concessions agreement. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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