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.
“There’s a dangerous man now walking the streets, when he should never have been let out in the first place.”
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.
Between 1995 and 2000, police killed nearly 50 people, including six people who were unarmed and shot in the back.
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.
Did Detroit police act properly when they handcuffed and interrogated a boy suspected of stealing a TV?
Detroit police have taken the stepmother of the 12-year-old boy who had been missing for almost two weeks into custody.
An investigation into a traffic stop involving Detroit City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry concludes there’s insufficient evidence that he abused his authority to receive favoritism from officers.
A call was placed to police about a crime in progress, but officers didn’t show up until almost an hour later.
Detroit police have lost one of their own.