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Police Brutality

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Court-Ordered Oversight Of Detroit Police Ends

A judge has eased oversight of the Detroit Police Department after the government reported substantial compliance with a 2003 agreement to reduce excessive force and illegal arrests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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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

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 17 : Demonstrators protesting Michael Brown's murder yell at Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Local Reverend Calls On Metro Detroiters To Join Push For Police Brutality Legislation After Events In Ferguson

Rev. Charles Williams, II, said there has been a lot of misrepresentation of what’s going on in Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

Ali Beydoun, at right, with attorney Amir Makled. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Attorneys: Mentally Challenged Dearborn Man Is Victim Of Police Brutality

“Personally, when I watched the video, I was horrified,” said Dawud Walid, Executive Director for CAIR-MI.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

VIDEO: Police Brutality In Lincoln Park?

Have you ever felt that a cop has unfairly messed with you?

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2013

National Action Network Michigan leader Rev Charles Williams II speaks to reporters. (Photo courtesy of National Action Network Michigan leader Rev. Charles Williams II)

Retired Detroit Teacher Says She’s A Victim Of Police Brutality

Debra Pernell-Simmons says she was demonstrating on behalf of a female inmate who had complained of mistreatment, when she was suddenly tased.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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Abuse Worries Rise As More Police Patrol Detroit

Some Detroit community activists say they’re concerned that there won’t be proper checks in place to report and investigate alleged abuse by county and state law enforcement officers who have been brought in to help local police fight violent crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

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Detroit Police Departments Not Complying With Federal Court Order

Criticism and more questions over Detroit’s police department’s pace to fully comply with federal orders to clean up its act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

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