first responders

The T5 Robotic Rover. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

T5 Robotic Rover: The High-Tech Crime Fighter

Built to go into areas too risky for first responders, the T5 has already been put into use by the Western – Wayne County SWAT team.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2014

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Wayne County Dedicates First Responders Memorial

A seven-panel, black wall bears the names of 401 fallen first responders, most of them from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

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

Petition Seeks Free Cable For Detroit Firefighters

A 22-year-old Detroiter is fighting for free cable service for first responders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2013

Service takes place inside Historic Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit. (WWJ/Terri Lee)

Red And Blue Line Church Service Honors First Responders

The historic Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown Detroit has been holding its Red and Blue Line service in honor of first responders for 20 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2013

Seniors Tanya Dubose and Claude Harper are among GPHS students "planting" flags in remembrance  9-11. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Students, First Responders, Others Remember 9/11

On the 12th anniversary of the twin tower terrorist attacks, people all across metro Detroit are talking about their memories and the impact of that terrible day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

Wayne County Exec Bob Ficano and other break ground on Hines Park memorial (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Wayne County Breaks Ground On First Responders Memorial

It’s something new to honor the local men and women that put their lives on the line every day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder - March 1, 2013 in  Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Michigan Security “Light Years Ahead Of 9-11”

Governor Rick Snyder believes Michigan’s emergency responders are well-prepared, but
you never take it for granted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

Artist rendering (credit: Wayne County)

Monument Will Honor Wayne County First Responders

The 1.5 acre memorial will be funded by a parks millage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

Community EMS vehicle. (Credit: Community EMS)

Michigan First Responders Lending Hand In New York In Wake Of Sandy

A group of local first responders is in the New York area assisting in Sandy’s aftermath. Greg Beauchemin is the President of Community EMS in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

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First Responders Get Free Detroit Zoo Admission Sept. 11

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Michigan first responders – police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical technicians – and a guest will receive free admission to the Detroit Zoo on Sunday, Sept. 11.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2011