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Plan Draws Back Federal Monitoring Of Detroit Police Force

The Justice Department is asking a judge to scale back federal monitoring of Detroit’s police department after more than a decade of oversight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2014

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White Detroit Police Lieutenant Files Discrimination Complaint Against Department

A lieutenant in charge of the Detroit Police Department’s drug unit says he was the victim of racial discrimination and subjected to a hostile work environment for reporting wrongdoing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2014

Twenty nine new recruits graduated from the Detroit Police Academy. (Vickie Thomas/ WWJ)

New Graduates Join Ranks Of Detroit Police Department

Graduates of the 2014-B graduating class made their way across the stage at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit to meet Police Chief James Craig and be sworn into Detroit’s protective force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Three Killed, Multiple Wounded In Shooting In Detroit

Detroit Police Chief, Gracing Cover Of NRA Magazine, Defends Stance On Right To Bear Arms

The article titled, “A Show of Courage In Detroit,” comes following at least five fatal shootings in two months involving homeowners protecting themselves from intruders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

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Detroit Police Department Launches Program To Help Officers Cope With PTSD

Life as a Detroit cop can be tough, says Sgt. Michael Woody.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2014

Police on the scene where a homeowner shot two trespassers on Dexter on Detroit's west side. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Group Condemns ‘Irresponsible Detroit Police Rhetoric Defending Vigilantism’

“These kinds of incendiary and slanted statements only add to the sense of fear and promotion of violence that we are now experiencing in this city.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Detroit Police Get Final Group Of Donated Patrol Cars

Detroit police have received the final complement of squad cars funded by $8 million from a group of businesses and foundations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

Taser Axon Flex Body-Worn Camera (Photo courtesy of the Detroit Police Department)

Detroit Police To Wear Body-Mounted Cameras To Increase Transparency

It’s a 30-day pilot program, said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

Gas station owners and Detroit Police hold a new conference to present Project Lighthouse. (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Police Team Up With Gas Stations To Offer Safe Havens In Detroit Neighborhoods

Detroit Police Chief James Craig says that when you see the green light, you’ll know it’s a safe place to seek shelter, any time of night or day.

03/28/2014

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63 People Arrested In Detroit Crime Sweep Dubbed “March Madness”

A total of 63 people were arrested and about two dozen illegal weapons were seized in the latest Detroit police crime sweep.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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