As we are in the summer months and lots of activity is happening around the city, this note is to remind everyone: get home safely. I often have conversations with persons I represent in traffic and criminal cases about interactions with police. The conversations goes something like this: your one and only objective is to GET HOME SAFELY. You can contest the legality of the stop, the rudeness of the officer, or any other issue that may arise - later! Your one and only objective is to get home safely in the face of a person who has the ability to take your freedom and your life! My suggestion is to be polite no matter how rude or wrong the officer may be because your one goal is to get home safely. Keep your hands visible and respond appropriately to questions with “Yes Mam/Sir” and “No Mam/Sir” and simply get home safely.
I have been personally stopped for a pre textual reason and experienced by blood pressure rise, my voice get high and screechy, and the indignati ...
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FREE EVENT FOR PARENTS, CAREGIVERS AND CHILDREN. The End of Summer Bash: School Success Readiness Workshop is tomorrow, Friday, September 4th, 2015 @ 1:00pm-3:00pm. At this free event, there will be advice from experts, food, raffle, music, kids activities, and giveaways (child must be present to receive a backpack). My apologies for lateness of information, I just learned about this one!
EVENT LOCATED AT: Family Alliance for Change, 3627 W. Vernor St., Detroit, MI 48216.
Please spread the work widely!!
This event is made possible through collaboration between Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, Connections Wayne County System of Care, Youth United, Family Alliance for Change, The Guidance Center, and American Indian Health and Family Services.
The Salvation Army and Wayne County will provide FREE child support assistance to persons present on October 11, 2015 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Detroit Public Library located at 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Michigan. Please share this information widely! Be sure to take with you any paperwork you have regarding your case, so that you can get the most out of being there. See attached flyer: DPL Save the Date Oct 2015.pdf
If you have legal or faith questions, or perhaps another concern or question, feel free to contact me at:
Regina D. Jemison
500 Griswold, Suite 2410
Detroit, MI 48226