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Uplifting community resources can decrease crime, says Kent County Sheriff

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Posted at 9:52 AM, May 26, 2023

KENT COUNTY — As we embark on our initiative, A Path Forward, we're taking a moment to highlight the people in our community who bring us closer to a safer West Michigan.

Today Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young joined us to talk about how a rise in youth crime is inspiring their department and others to roll up their sleeves and make sure resources are readily available to help families looking for programs that uplift children.