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

‘Frankly, I Don’t Know’: Detroit Police Chief Can’t Say If Russian Abduction Was A Hoax

Authorities called off the search for a man who called 911, claiming to be a Russian national, who had been kidnapped and stabbed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

Detroit police are mobilizing a search for a man reportedly kidnapped and trapped in a building. (Photo: Jon Hewett)

Feds Called In To Assist In Search For Possible Kidnap Victim

Police Chief Craig says that they have searched over 25 buildings, spanning about 15 city blocks as of Tuesday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

(credit: WWJ Newsradio 950) File

Detroit Police Look To Have Stronger Presence Within The Neighborhoods

The top cop outlined his plan to break down individual police precincts into smaller neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

Suspects in the murder of Courtney Meeks,  a CVS Pharmacy security guard.

Police Release Sketch Of Suspects In Drug Store Security Guard Murder

Twenty-four-year old Courtney Meeks was shot in the neck running to the aid of a woman who was carjacked in the store parking lot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2014

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

Arrests Could Be Connected To Threat Against Detroit Police Chief

It was not immediately clear whether the suspect who actually made the threat is among those arrested.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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

Detroit Police Chief: Death Threat Won’t Deter Fight On Drugs, Gangs

Police Chief Craig says he believes the threat was made by a gang member and drug dealer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Deputy Chief Dave LeValley speak to reporters about the arrest. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

FBI Investigating Death Threats Made Against Detroit Police Chief

There have been death threats made against Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014

C) Jayvon Felton, 9, and mom Amanda Clinkscales. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Top Cop For The Day Is 9-Year-Old Jayvon Felton

Jayvon Felton is diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and is a “fan” of the DPD, according to Police Chief Craig.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

George Cushingberry. File Photo (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Police Chief: Councilman Cushingberry Got Special Treatment

A sergeant is facing disciplinary action.

01/24/2014

Councilman George Cushingberry (L) was clearly distracted during Friday's City Council meeting, looking at his phone instead of taking part in discussions, after news broke of his recent run in with police. Cushingberry was cited for not using a turn signal after being stopped by police while leaving a strip club, despite officers finding an open bottle of alcohol and marijuana in his vehicle. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Craig Orders Probe After Councilman Let Off Despite Alleged Open Intox, Pot In Car

Another scandal involving Detroit’s police department and city council is in the making.

01/10/2014

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