Detroit Police Department
A judge has said no to a police union request that would bar mandatory longer work days.
Detroit police officers were ordered to begin working 12 hour shifts starting today, but that’s been put off pending a court hearing.
Frustrated Detroit firefighters and police officers took their message to Mayor Dave Bing’s home on Friday.
Detroit cops will soon be working longer shifts patrolling city streets.
Citing the already heavy tax burden on Detroit homeowners, City Council has voted not to put a public safety millage on the November ballot.
Detroit City Council has decided to set up special session, sometime in the next two weeks, to decide on whether to put a police millage proposal before voters this November.
Citizens have complained about not being able to make police reports in person at precincts between 4 p.m. and 8 a.m., but Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee said the plan is working.
A city plagued by arson fires now has fewer engines on the streets and police officers on patrol.
Police are investigating a quadruple shooting on Detroit’s northeast side.
Heavyweight prize-fighting legend John L. Sullivan was on a binge when he encountered the Detroit Police Department’s own boxing champion.