Mayor Bing (C) speaking at press conference Friday. (WWJ Photo)

Council Seeks Updates On Detroit Police Chief Situation

The Board of Police Commissioners selected firms to conduct a search for a new chief, but no money was immediately available in November from the city to move forward.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2013

Bing, Godbee, Eight Local Mayors Oppose New Gun Bill

HB 5225 has already passed the state House of Representatives, and it cleared a Senate committee vote earlier this month. A full Senate vote is expected as early as next week.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2012

Latoiya Mitchell-Thomas

Detroit Police Arrest Suspects In Several Recent Shootings

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee announced during a Friday press conference that progress has been made in three of four recent shootings in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Artist rendering (credit: CITY OF DETROIT)

Groundbreaking For Detroit’s New Public Safety Headquarters

Detroit’s mayor and police chief were on hand Wednesday for groundbreaking of the city’s new public safety headquarters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2012

Police Chief Ralph Godbee (video screenshot)

Police Scrutinizing Original Version Of Events In Toddler’s Disappearence

Police Chief Ralph Godbee says the authenticity and credibility of the original version of events in under intense scrutiny by investigators.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2011

About $90 Million Worth Of Loot Seized

Detroit Police announced Wednesday that they’ve tripled the amount of drugs and cash taken off the streets this year over last year.


Drug Bust Nets $2.3 Million In Cash

As drug busts go in the city, this one’s a whopper.


Detroit's New Police Chief

So who is Ralph Godbee, Detroit’s new police chief? Godbee joined the Detroit Police Department in 1987. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1995 and Lieutenant in 1999.