MCO President Byron Osborn formally requests that Governor Whitmer activate the Michigan National Guard to provide immediate custody support to prisons

7/3/24 - Detroit Free Press - Corrections officers to Whitmer: Mobilize National Guard to address prison staffing crisis

7/3/24 - Detroit News - Prison officers union asks Whitmer to deploy National Guard amid staffing shortages

7/3/24 - Wood TV - Michigan corrections officers union asks Whitmer for National Guard help

7/3/24 - Gongwer - Corrections Union, Citing Unsafe Conditions, Seeks National Guard In Prisons

7/3/24 - ABC 12 - Corrections officers ask Gov Whitmer for National Guard to address prison staffing crisis

7/3/24 - WPBN/WGTU - Michigan Corrections Organization requests National Guard be deployed to prisons

7/3/24 - Click On Detroit - Staffing shortage in Michigan prisons prompts call for Gov. Whitmer to deploy National Guard 

7/3/24 - WNEM - Corrections officers union calls for National Guard to help with staffing shortage


7/4/24 - MLive - As prisons face ‘dire’ staffing need, union asks for Michigan National Guard help

7/4/24 - Click on Detroit Local 4 - Union representing Michigan corrections officers issue call to action to Gov. Whitmer

7/4/24 - WLNS 6 - MI prison officers call for National Guard help

7/4/24 - WILX 10 - Michigan corrections officers say they’re overworked and understaffed

7/4/24 - Michigan Public Radio - Corrections officers union calling for National Guard to relieve staffing shortages at Mich. prisons

7/4/24 - 9 & 10 News - Michigan Corrections Organization asks Gov. Whitmer for emergency assistance

7/4/24 - The Blaze - Corrections officers' union slams Gov. Whitmer, demands she send National Guard to ease staffing shortages

7/4/24 - CBS News - Michigan correctional officers ask National Guard for help with shortage

7/4/24 - WVLT 8 - Michigan Corrections Officer Organization calls on Governor Whitmer to bring in National Guard

7/5/24 - Dave Bondy's Keeping it Real -Michigan Corrections Officers asking Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to call in the National Guard

7/5/24 - WSGW - Michigan Corrections Officers Organization Calls for National Guard Help

7/5/24 - WWMT - Michigan corrections officer urges Governor to deploy National Guard to prisons

7/5/24 - ABC 13 - Michigan Corrections Officer Organization calls on Governor Whitmer to bring in National Guard

7/6/24 - Rihondo - Michigan correctional officer calls on governor to send National Guard to prisons

7/8/24 - WLUC - Michigan Corrections Organization calls for National Guard amid prison staffing crisis

7/9/24 - WDET - Detroit Evening Report: State corrections officers union calls for National Guard deployment amid prison staffing shortages

7/9/24 - Midwesterner - Michigan prison union asks for National Guard assistance amid guard shortage

7/9/24 - Michigan News Source - Michigan Corrections Officers to Gov. Whitmer: ‘Fix the Damn Staffing Crisis’

7/10/24 - Michigan News Source - Michigan Lawmaker to Department of Corrections Head: ‘It’s Time to Resign’

7/11/24 - WTVB - Lawmakers call for MDOC management changes, union asks governor to bring in the National Guard to help at Michigan prisons

7/11/24 - Law Enforcement Today - Michigan Corrections Union demands Whitmer bring in National Guard to relieve 'exhausted officers' in 'dangerous facilities'