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Detroit Police Now Working 12-Hour Shifts

Effective today, cops in Detroit are working 12-hour days, although a court hearing on the issue is scheduled for Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

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Homicides On The Rise In Detroit

Detroit Police say acts of violence between acquaintances have contributed to a spike in homicides over the past eight days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012


Charlie Langton: Godbee Responds To A Senseless Baby Killing In Detroit

A quiet neighborhood was shattered when a minimum of 37 rounds of bullets from an AK47 were fired at a home, killing the baby inside.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–02/21/2012

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Northeastern District Transforms Into “Virtual Precinct” Monday

The precinct will be closed to the public between 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. — in an effort to put more officers on the street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2012

Questions Surround Death Of Off-Duty Detroit Police Officer

The 38-year-old officer was driving on Tireman when his SUV crashed into a church. Police arriving on the scene Monday night discovered that he had been shot in the head.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2011

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Police Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee tells WWJ that officers will be out and about this weekend enforcing laws against the sale of illegal fireworks, but they also need the public’s help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2011

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DPD: All Hands On Deck For Detroit’s Target Fireworks

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee says “leave days” have been restricted, so fireworks attendees will see a heavy police presence at all of the various viewing venues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011

Detroiters Voice Concerns Over State Of City

Seven-hundred Detroiters turned out for a meeting to voice their concerns over the future of the city directly to Mayor Dave Bing and Police Chief Ralph Godbee.


Concern Grows Over Open Weapons At Festivals

Following the recent approval of gun owners to openly carry handguns at the Arts, Beats & Eats festival Labor Day Weekend, some are concerned about the gun issue with upcoming Jazz Festival in Detroit.