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Crime Statistics

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Detroit Homicides Drop In 2013: “We Are All Fed Up … The Violence Is Over”

As 2013 wraps-up, Detroit will record the city’s fewest number of criminal homicides in several years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2013


New Website Allows Public Access To Detroit Crime Data

Which are the most dangerous neighborhoods in Detroit?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2013

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Detroit Police: No Reported Killings In 36 Hours

Police said it’s Detroit’s longest period of non-violence in months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

One of the new Detroit police cars (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Chief Sees Lower Crime Rate, Praises Officer Morale, New Cars

Detroit’s Police Chief said that the latest FBI crime report shows there has been a downward trend in violent crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

One of the new Detroit police cars (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

New Asst. Police Chief: Detroit Will Be One Of The Safest Cities

Announced Friday as Detroit’s new assistant police chief, DPD veteran Eric Jones made a lofty pledge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2013

Detroit Police James Craig speaks to officers. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ, File)

Police Chief Acknowledges Detroit’s Ranking As 2nd Most Violent City

Detroit Police Chief James Craig says putting officers back on 8-hour days will help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

James Craig addresses the media. File Photo. (credit: George Fox/CBSDetroit, File)

Larceny And Robbery Up In Detroit; ‘Virtual’ Stations To Be Eliminated

Former Chief Ralph Godbee instituted “virtual” police precincts to save dollars, but Craig said he’ll move back to actual stations staffed with real live officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

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Bing: Bloomberg’s Murder Rate Remarks ‘Sad And Inappropriate’

The mayors of New York and Detroit are squaring off on who has the worst crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

5 Killed In Detroit In 24 Hours

A woman murdered at the Corktown Inn was the first of five people who died in Detroit over a 24-hour period last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013


Study: Murder Top Cause Of Death For Young Black Men

A new study reports that if you add up all the deaths due to suicide, accidents, and disease — homicide is still number one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013