Detroit Police Department

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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.


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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

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks to reporters.  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Detroit Police Chief Touts Ambitious “2014 Plan Of Action”

He’ll cut crime by 10 percent, and reduce response times to 5 minutes this year, Chief James Craig says.


Detroit Police Chief James Craig (Credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Chief Excited About Monday Night Football

Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the “world champion” Police Department “will be there providing the kind of service that we provide.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

Wayne County Adds Deputies To Aid Sheriff’s Office

As overtime has been a chronic problem in the Wayne County jails this year, a new class of deputies will join the force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2013

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Cops Buy Own Uniforms, Bullets, In Cash-Strapped Detroit

Detroit police on the beat in an insolvent city have resorted to buying their own gear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Patrick Hill. (Detroit Police Department)

Funeral Arrangements Set For Fallen Detroit Police Officer

Detroit Police Officer Patrick Hill passed away just over a week ago after being hospitalized since early April.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2013

Detroit Police Officer Dies From Injuries Sustained During Shootout

Detroit Police Officer Patrick Hill had been hospitalized since April 2nd, after he was wounded during the shootout with a murder suspect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2013