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Four Detroit Police Officers Suspended For Alleged Evidence Tampering

Officers allegedly failed to properly log drugs into evidence and mishandled expensive items confiscated from drug dealers, including big-screen TV’s and a gaming system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Mayor Mike Duggan Says Detroit Can Succeed Under Bankruptcy Plan

On the stand Monday, Duggan testified about what he’s accomplished, but admitted Detroit cops are still underpaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2014

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Man Kills Woman With Shot To Head, Wounds 5 Others

Police say a 38-year-old man got in an argument with a woman at a hall, then pulled a gun and fatally shot her in the head before opening fire on a crowd of people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

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Detroit Reaches Contract Deal With Police Union; Officers To Get 8% Raise Up Front

The deal also gives $6 million in bonuses to all unionized public safety workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2014

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Man Shoots At Police On Detroit’s West Side

One officer responded by returning gunshots, as both officers chased after the suspect. The 18-year-old man was then arrested and the weapon was recovered by the officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2014

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

Detroit Police Chief Upset Over Release Of Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder

“There’s a dangerous man now walking the streets, when he should never have been let out in the first place.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2014

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Court-Ordered Oversight Of Detroit Police Ends

A judge has eased oversight of the Detroit Police Department after the government reported substantial compliance with a 2003 agreement to reduce excessive force and illegal arrests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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City Of Detroit Looks To Remove Federal Monitoring Of Police Department

Between 1995 and 2000, police killed nearly 50 people, including six people who were unarmed and shot in the back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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Detroit Police Search For Missing 71-Year-Old Woman

Sandra Samad, 71, was last seen by her brother at her home on July 1 at about 9 p.m. on the 12100 block of Rutland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

Taiya Nelson and his family, with their attorney, talk to reporters.  (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Detroit Family Sues Police After 11-Year-Old Boy Is Arrested For Crime He Didn’t Commit

Did Detroit police act properly when they handcuffed and interrogated a boy suspected of stealing a TV?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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