Detroit Police Department

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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

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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

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Detroit Police To Return To 8-Hour Shifts

The change will go into effect October 14.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

New Detroit Police Headquarters. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Police Chief: 911 Dispatcher Who Acted Too Slow To Face Criminal Charges

Detroit’s Police Chief is cracking down on his own staff in an effort to improve police response times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2013

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Detroit Police, Emergency Radio System Goes Offline Again

For the second time in six weeks, Detroit police, fire and EMS were forced to work without an operating emergency radio system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

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Detroit Cops’ Bra Sizes Mistakenly Emailed To Officers

The public expects transparency when it comes to law enforcement officials — but this may be too much information.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

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Detroit Police Chief Reviving Gang Squad

Officials say roughly one in every 28 Detroit residents is connected to gang activity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

New Detroit Police Headquarters. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Wage Cuts Coming For Detroit Police, Fire Supervisors

There will be a 10 percent wage cut, cuts in overtime, and more.


Detroit Police Chief Has Plan To Speed Up Response Times

“The days of just riding through the streets with guns on your front seats, random shootings, are over,” said James Craig.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2013