Staffing shortages may prevent additional security Kalamazoo Transportation Center | WKZO | Everything Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – As they look to improve safety at Kalamazoo’s downtown bus and train station, the Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority and Central County Transportation Authority is requesting a full-time police presence at the transportation center

The call comes two weeks after a random shooting on a bus left three people injured. The man who did the shooting was later killed by Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers.

KDPS Chief Vernon Coakley Monday said in a letter to the transportation board that his department is committed to working collaboratively with Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office and transportation authority to