According to the Lansing State Journal, Pedestrian enforcement week has officially begun.

Police in Lansing and three other Michigan cities are taking part in a new, grant funded effort aimed at reducing car pedestrian crashes.

Officers are looking for pedestrians who don't follow the rules and drivers who do things that might endanger pedestrians.

This enforcement period aims to educate community members about the importance of pedestrian safety and traffic laws designed to protect them.

Lansing police and Lansing Community College police are taking part in the overtime enforcement initiative, along with police in Detroit, Kalamazoo and Warren.

More than 100 pedestrians are killed every year on Michigan roads. From 2013 through 2017, Detroit had 2,300 car pedestrian crashes, followed by Kalamazoo with 264, Lansing with 261 and Warren with 193. For more information, please click on the above link.