“There’s a dangerous man now walking the streets, when he should never have been let out in the first place.”
Between 1995 and 2000, police killed nearly 50 people, including six people who were unarmed and shot in the back.
“I find that appalling and certainly not reflective of the Detroit today,” Chief James Craig said.
About 400 people gathered at Hart Plaza for a protest Thursday evening against the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri.
It was a meet and greet Monday in Detroit for residents and the police officers charged with keeping them safe.
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Compared to last year, the city has seen 37 percent fewer robberies in 2014, 22 percent fewer break-ins of businesses and homes, and 30 percent fewer carjackings.
An investigation into a traffic stop involving Detroit City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry concludes there’s insufficient evidence that he abused his authority to receive favoritism from officers.
A call was placed to police about a crime in progress, but officers didn’t show up until almost an hour later.
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.