Rep. Mike Mueller, R-Linden; audio on restoration of road patrol funding

Rep. Mueller talks about his new legislation to restore important funding allowing more deputies to patrol on Michigan roads.  Secondary road patrol money was stripped out of the state budget through a line-item veto by Gov. Whitmer last week.  Rep. Mueller, a retired, 19-year deputy sheriff,  says public safety needs to be a priority of…

Rep. Mike Mueller, R-Linden; audio on disarming a police officer legislation

Rep. Mueller talks about his bipartisan package of legislation to increase the maximum sentence for attempting to disarm a police officer from a five-year felony to a 10-year felony, while upping the penalty for disarming a police officer from a 10-year felony to a 20-year felony. Rep. Mueller’s legislation was inspired by the tragic death…

Rep. Mike Mueller, R-Linden; audio on legislation on disarming a police officer

Rep. Mueller, who had a 19-year career as a Sheriff’s deputy prior to coming to the Legislature at the start of 2019, talks about his bipartisan legislation to increase the maximum sentence for attempting to disarm a police officer.  Currently, disarming an officer is a five-year felony;  the plan would increase that to a  to…

Rep. Mike Mueller, R-Linden; audio on April as Autism Awareness Month

Rep. Mueller talks about April as Autism Awareness Month at the Capitol and links the issue to his own work with mental health reform.  Rep. Mueller was joined at the Capitol Wednesday by Sgt. Dave Archer of the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety, a former colleague who now works to train law enforcement…

Rep. Mike Mueller, R-Linden; audio on first responder assistance

Rep. Mueller, a retired sheriff’s deputy, talks about his work to create policies to foster peer counseling and a greater awareness of professional help and support for first responders. Rep. Mueller was the sponsor the House Resolution designating March 19 as Law Enforcement Mental Health Awareness Day in the state of Michigan.