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Effective today, cops in Detroit are working 12-hour days, although a court hearing on the issue is scheduled for Tuesday.
Detroit Police say acts of violence between acquaintances have contributed to a spike in homicides over the past eight days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.