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The Bear (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Detroit Police Excited About New $700,000 SWAT Vehicle: ‘The Bear’

The Detroit Police Department now has a bigger, badder and better SWAT vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2015

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Police Chief James Craig: Detroit Cops Deserve Better Pay

The chief wants to put an end to other cities “raiding” his department to staff their own ranks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2015

Suspect in stabbing of woman on DDOT bus. (Police handout)

Police: Accidental Bump Leads To Murder On DDOT Bus [VIDEO]

Police tell WWJ, one woman accidentally “bumped” another woman as the DDOT bus was stopped along Rosa Parks Blvd Wednesday afternoon when the stabbing took place.

CBS Detroit–08/26/2015

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Five Men Dressed As Police Burst Into Woman’s Home At 2:15 A.M., Rob Her

Some personal property was stolen and the home was ransacked.

CBS Detroit–08/24/2015

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Seen in Detroit: August 13 – 19

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Check out this week’s photos of Summer!


Taser Axon Flex Body-Worn Camera (Photo courtesy of the Detroit Police Department)

Detroit Police Officers To Be Outfitted With Body Cameras Over Next 3 Years

No bigger than a lipstick tube, the cameras are meant to record an officer’s-eye view at all times.

CBS Detroit–08/18/2015

Taser Axon Flex Body-Worn Camera (Photo courtesy of the Detroit Police Department)

Detroit To Outfit Every Police Officer With Body Cameras, Ensure All Dashcams Are Working

The city of Detroit is moving ahead with plans to equip all police officers with body cameras and make sure every patrol car has a working dashcam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2015

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Undercover Police Car Stolen In Detroit

Detroit police are looking for one of their undercover cars that has apparently been stolen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2015

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Detroit Police Boost Efforts To Reach Out To LGBT Community

“People in the LGBT community often don’t report crimes because there traditionally has not been a strong relationship with police,” Craig said. “We want to change that.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2015

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Snowball Case Melts; Teen Sues Detroit Public Schools Over Arrest

A teenager who was locked up for nearly 40 days in a dispute over a snowball has filed a lawsuit against the Detroit school district after a judge dismissed the criminal case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2015