Napoleon says the July 1 front porch slaying of toddler Kamiya Gross “makes my decision that much easier.”
Hampton, a retired Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy, said that the move would emulate what has already been done in cities like Pontiac and Mount Clemens.
Two suspects are waking up in jail Friday morning, awaiting charges in connection with a triple shooting in Inkster that left a 2-year-old girl dead in what police say was a case of retaliation.
The search continues for a second suspect, believed to be an accomplice. The two other victims of the shooting remain hospitalized, but are expected to survive.
Hilton Napoleon says his 25 officers are struggling to meet the city’s law enforcement needs.
Police say two people were injured when shots rang out during an apparent argument between neighbors.
She said the American Red Cross is helping displaced families find temporary shelter.
A young metro Detroit man is behind bars, facing multiple charges, after an early morning shooting last week.
Police say a man was just trying to walk across the road when he was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver.
Inkster police say the crime scene covers several city blocks because bullets were flying everywhere.