Oakland County police departments to launch transparency websites

Oakland County is assisting local police departments with creating websites that will feature public information involving traffic stops, citations, arrests, and use of force data on a more accessible platform.  The project is a partnership between the Oakland County Executive’s Office, the Courts and Law Enforcement Management Information Systems (CLEMIS), and Altovista Technology, who will build and maintain…


Oakland County officials push DIA for more transparency

Oakland County officials are pushing for the Detroit Institute of Arts to open its meetings to the public and publish its proposed budget as long as the museum accepts taxpayer money.

A committee of Oakland County commissioners met Wednesday with DIA chair Gene Gargaro to make the demands at a time when the museum has come under fire for pushing a compensation package for its top executives totaling more than $600,000. Continue…