Michigan State Police Negaunee Post starts Twitter to connect with community


NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WJMN) – The Michigan State Police 8th district created a Twitter account in February to better connect with the community.

Creator of the account Lt. Mark Giannunzio said, “If they tweet out to us or reply to one of my tweets we’re gonna get back to them as soon as we can.”

The account will allow any resident to reach out and ask about police programs along with other inquires.

“We’re trying to have a little bit of fun with the Twitter account up here. We’re putting some fun facts in there about the Upper Peninsula, some traffic safety facts, some crime statistics, what to avoid, instance in the last couple of days we had a lot of rain and fog in the area. Trying to remind people to turn their lights on give some extra distance between two vehicles, traffic tips” Giannunizio said. “Up here we’re trying to get more ingrained with the community more of a community enforcement, community policing, and education.”

There Twitter handle is @MSPEighthDist.

There is also the MSP App that can be downloaded on your smartphone where you can access Michigan State Police news, the Most Wanted list, and more.

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