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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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Stepmom Of Former Missing Detroit Boy Arrested For Parole Violations, 2 Kids Removed From Home

Detroit police have taken the stepmother of the 12-year-old boy who had been missing for almost two weeks into custody.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

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Report: No Evidence Detroit Councilman Abused Authority During Traffic Stop

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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Detroit Police Chief Enraged After Call About Robbery In Progress Placed On Hold For 40 Minutes

A call was placed to police about a crime in progress, but officers didn’t show up until almost an hour later.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

A Detroit police officer and her husband shot to death in their home on Kinloch Street in Redford Township in what police are calling a possible murder/ suicide. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Detroit Police Officer Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Detroit police have lost one of their own.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

Detroit Police Headquarters. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Blue Light Special: 175 Apply For DPD’s First Internship Program

The new internship program offered by the DPD gets a sizable response from college students ready for opportunity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

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Body Found Shot Several Times Behind Auto Parts Store

The body was found in an alley behind the AutoZone store on Plymouth near the Southfield Freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

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