(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit’s Police Department are among the city’s essential workers getting the coronavirus vaccine.
Chief James Craig and the Detroit Police Lieutenants and Sergeants Association received their vaccinations Friday.READ MORE: Michigan's Expungement Law Takes Effect On Sunday
Craig held a press conference Friday discussing the vaccination and said officers will be vaccinated precinct-by-precinct at the Detroit Fire Department’s Walter Harris Training Facility.
The vaccinations are on a voluntary basis.READ MORE: Michigan Hospitals Postponing Elective Surgeries Following COVID-19 Surge
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