As the country attempt to recover from the news that five police officers, including one Michigan native were killed Thursday in Dallas, police agencies in Mid Michigan are on heightened alert.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig (first video below) tells WJBK that his department takes the threat of harm to its police officers very seriously.

And in the second video below, Sgt. Shawn Duncanson shares with ABC-12 how the murders have affected his colleagues.