gun violence

Interim Detroit Police Chief Chester Logan and Mayor Dave Bing report the city's 2012 crime stats. (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Records More Than 400 Murders In 2012

Interim Police Chief Chester Logan says America has a problem with guns and Detroit is the epicenter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

Detroit Gets $1.5M Grant To Fight Youth Violence

Detroit is getting some crime-fighting help from the federal government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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Detroit Police To Demonstrate Gunshot ‘Detection’ System

The Detroit Police Department isn’t giving up its push for new technology to help find out where shootings take place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011

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Detroit Police Chief Wants Gunshot Sensors

“… it has become part of the city culture and expectation that you go to sleep with gunshots … It’s not acceptable,” said Detroit Poilce Chief Ralph Godbee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011


Law Enforcement Targets Detroit’s ‘Deadliest Zip Code’

Police, both federal and local, are zoning in on one especially dangerous Detroit neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

Gun Play Leads To Killing Of 14-Year-Old

Detroit Police report that a 14-year-old boy is dead – the result of gun play with an 18-year-old.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011

Teens Stand Up To Gun Violence

Nearly 50 students from several Detroit public schools will be dedicating time this summer participating in an anti-violence initiative in Detroit.