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Secondary Job Program Allows Cops ‘Double Duty’

You may start seeing more police on the streets of Detroit because they’re working double duty.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014

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Criminals Sympathizing With Plight Of Detroit Cops

Coleman says when some of the criminals saw them take a pay cut they were in shock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Wayne County Executive Says Prosecutor’s Office Has Decreased Workload, Increased Budget

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has made it no secret that she thinks County Exec Bob Ficano needs to do more to help her office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014

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Did The Privatization Of Food Service In Michigan Prisons Contribute To Prison Break?

Senator Glenn Anderson says scaling back perimeter patrols was “foolish” — security is weaker because food services have been privatized.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

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Consultant Recommends Part-Time Detroit City Council, Cutting Staff

Restructuring consultant Conway McKenzie is recommending a part-time Detroit city council, and cutting 78 of the 115 staff members on council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2013

Kym Worthy. (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Prosecutor Sues County In Fight To Stop Criminals From Going Free

Worthy first filed suit against the county to stop a proposed budget cut that would affect her ability prosecute cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

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Kym Worthy: Warrants On Hold Due To Budget Cuts

The Wayne County Prosecutor says her office is no longer able to handle its caseload — after recent layoffs of dozens of prosecutors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Ficano: Prosecutor’s Office Cuts Necessary

Final arguments will be made Friday as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy challenges $7 million in proposed budget cuts.

10/25/2012

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Police Chief: Officers Showing Maturity Through Tough Times

A day after the city announced plans to make wage and benefit cuts, Detroit’s Police Chief is sending a message to officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2012

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Detroit Fire, Police Departments Suffer Deep Cuts

A city plagued by arson fires now has fewer engines on the streets and police officers on patrol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

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