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Twenty nine new recruits graduated from the Detroit Police Academy. (Vickie Thomas/ WWJ)

New Graduates Join Ranks Of Detroit Police Department

Graduates of the 2014-B graduating class made their way across the stage at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit to meet Police Chief James Craig and be sworn into Detroit’s protective force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

A python. (credit: istock)

Firefighter Rescues 6-Foot Python From Blaze

“I would do it for any creature … I’m just glad it had a happy ending.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2014

About 1,400 people took to the stairs to raise money for the American Lung Association. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Firefighters Take Flight In Memory Of One Of Their Own During Fundraiser

About 1,400 metro Detroiters took to the stairs at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, all for a good cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2014

R) Firefighter Martin Rucker receives prize winning check from Comerica's Janice Tessier. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Detroit Firefighter’s Good Intentions Bring Further Rewards

Firefighter Martin Rucker received his $10,000 prize for winning Comerica Bank’s Home of the Brave National Anthem singing contest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Final Day To Apply For Job As Detroit Firefighter

This is first time since 2003 that the DFD has held open hiring for the force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

Lee Finlayson (Booking Photo)

Rape Charges Dropped Against Michigan Firefighter

Prosecutors have dropped rape charges against a decorated Michigan firefighter and are now investigating his accuser.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

Lee Finlayson (Booking Photo)

Attorney: Text Message Implicating Michigan Firefighter In Rape May Be Fake

A text messaged “confession” used to charge a Michigan firefighter with raping a woman in western Pennsylvania may have been faked by the alleged victim.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

Richard Miller

Gov. Snyder Appoints New State Fire Marshal

Dearborn Fire Chief Richard Miller has been named state fire marshal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Dan Armitage (credit: Ann Arbor Fire Department)

Ann Arbor Firefighter’s Death Ruled A Suicide

The Oakland County Medical Examiner’s office has ruled that death of an off-duty Ann Arbor firefighter struck by multiple vehicles on I-696 was a suicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2012

Brendan Milewski being coached by therapists who, themselves, are being coached by Ekso Bionics technicians. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Detroit Firefighter Using New Device In Therapy

A retired Detroit firefighter is among the first paralyzed patients to test a wearable robot, which is helping him walk again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012

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