James Craig

(WWJ Photo, File)

Four Detroit Police Officers Suspended For Alleged Evidence Tampering

Officers allegedly failed to properly log drugs into evidence and mishandled expensive items confiscated from drug dealers, including big-screen TV’s and a gaming system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

‘Okay To Say’ Allows Children To Report Illegal Activity Without Fear

The system, called “Okay-to-Say,” allows kids to anonymously report information about weapons, bullying and other problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks to reporters.  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Detroit Police Chief Upset Over Release Of Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder

“There’s a dangerous man now walking the streets, when he should never have been let out in the first place.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2014

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

City Of Detroit Looks To Remove Federal Monitoring Of Police Department

Between 1995 and 2000, police killed nearly 50 people, including six people who were unarmed and shot in the back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks to reporters.  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Police Chief James Craig ‘Angry’ About Implications Detroit Could Be ‘The Next Ferguson’

“I find that appalling and certainly not reflective of the Detroit today,” Chief James Craig said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

Hundreds gathered in Hart Plaza in memory of a teen killed in Missouri. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

“This Is Not A Fresh Wound,” Says Protester During Rally Against Police Brutality

About 400 people gathered at Hart Plaza for a protest Thursday evening against the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

Several representatives were on hand to talk to residents about their concerns about crime. (WWJ/Laura Bonnell)

Blue Coffee Anyone? Chat Session Lets Residents Air Concerns

It was a meet and greet Monday in Detroit for residents and the police officers charged with keeping them safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2014

Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

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Detroit Chief Credits Police Work, Armed Citizens For Drop In Crime

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2014

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

Report: No Evidence Detroit Councilman Abused Authority During Traffic Stop

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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