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Detroit Has Fewest Cops Patrolling Streets In Nearly 100 Years

The Detroit Police Department is suffering from its worst manpower shortage in nearly a century.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2015

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1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Crash Following Detroit Police Chase

In happened Thursday afternoon, near I-96 and Wyoming on the city’s west side

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2015

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Detroit Police Looking For ‘Volunteer Angels’ To Spot Suspicious Activity After Extended Curfew Rejected

Police say they’re looking for exceptional community members to serve as the department’s “eyes and ears” during this weekend’s big events.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

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Attorney On City Curfew: This Is House-Arrest For Tens Of Thousands Of Detroiters

Detroit Police Chief James Craig is defending his department’s request to extend a citywide curfew for kids ahead of the upcoming River Days festival and fireworks downtown.

CBS Detroit–06/09/2015

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Police Make 20 Arrests, Seize 16 Pounds Of Pot, Issue 242 Citations In East Side Gas Station Raids

Gas stations were checked and inspected for blight, loitering, narcotic activity and related violations, while warrant sweeps were conducted in surrounding communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2015

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks with reporters. credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ

Detroit Mayor Announces 2-Year Contract Extension For Police Chief James Craig

Detroit’s top cop has no plans to leave town anytime soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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4 Detroit Officers, Teen Suspect Hurt By Drunk Truck Driver

The driver of a truck rear-ended the police car overnight and the debris from the crash injured all four officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2015

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Answers Needed On The Use Of Deadly Force By Task Force, DPD Says Police Commissioner

“What is DPD’s policy on deadly force?” asked Detroit Police Commissioner Willie Burton.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

Community members line up to ask questions in the shooting death of Terrance Kellom shot by an ICE agent in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Residents Gather To Question Why Suspect Was Killed During Apprehension By ICE Agent

Residents stood in a line inside a Detroit church to asks questions of Detroit’s police chief over the shooting death of 20-year-old Terrance Kellom by an ICE agent.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2015

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Student Injured In School Bus Accident On City’s West Side

Detroit police say one student was injured in a school bus accident on the city’s west side Monday morning.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015