On Thursday, February 1, 2018 Meridian Township held a press conference in regards to the Meridian Township 2004 Police Report involving one of the survivors in the Larry Nassar sentencing; Ms. Brianne Randall-Gay.
During the press conference Meridian Township Manager Frank Walsh and Chief of Police David Hall announced new initiatives and training regarding Criminal Sexual Conduct investigations within the Meridian Township Police Operations.
Three (3) new Criminal Sexual Conduct initiatives update:
1. Criminal Sexual Conduct training will be increased amongst all sworn officers. The initial training, offered by the Prosecuting Attorneys of Michigan, began in April 2018. The training included a video segment with Nassar survivor Brianne Randall-Gay sharing her story. Sexual Assault Investigator Becky Payne attended a sexual assault training in March; with training provided subsequently to all sworn personnel.
2. Criminal Sexual Conduct cases were reviewed from 2000-2017. 595 Sexual Assault cases were reviewed to assure all survivors’ cases were properly investigated. The Police Chief will sign off on every CSC report.
3. The Meridian Township Police Department partnered with Brianne Randall-Gay to develop a community-wide program that addresses how to better educate children on understanding Criminal Sexual Conduct and reporting it to authorities.
Protecting our community against sexual predators remains a top priority for Meridian Township.
CSC Initiatives Press Releases
- Public Invited to CSC Public Comment and Public Forum Press Release August 27, 2018
- Public Invited to Provide Comment on CSC Initiatives Press Release June 19, 2018
- Meridian Township CSC Initiatives Update Press Conference Follow Up Press Release May 2, 2018
- Meridian Township to Announce Fulfillment to CSC Initiatives Press Release May 1, 2018
- Firecracker Foundation Joins Meridian Township Sexual Assault Initiatives Committee
- Criminal Sexual Conduct Initiatives Move Forward Press Release March 21, 2018
- Meridian Township to add Sexual Assault Prevention Program to 2018 Goals Press Release February 5, 2018
- How to Watch Meridian Township Press Conference Press Release February 1, 2018
- Meridian Township Redacted Police Report Available Press Release January 31, 2018
- Redacted Police Report January 31, 2018
- Press Conference Regarding Nassar Police Report Media Alert January 30, 2018
- Meridian Township Manager Responds to Comments in Judge Aquilina’s Court Press Release January 23, 2018
CSC Initiative coverage provided by HOMTV:
Meridian Township's Press Conference with Brianne-Randall Gay, Regarding the 2004 Nassar Police Report
Meridian Township's Press Conference Regarding the New Criminal Sexual Assault Conduct Initiatives
Chief Dave Hall HOMTV Interview on Meridian Township's CSC Initiatives
Brianne Randall-Gay and Chief Dave Hall CSC Initiatives Interview
Meridian Township Holds Second CSC Initiatives Meeting - HOMTV Story