Ralph Godbee

Weapons seized by Detroit police. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

120 Arrested In Detroit Crime Crackdown

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee, joined by Mayor Dave Bing, is championing the efforts of a group of officers responsible for a major crime crack down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

Detroiters stand in line for gun buyback program. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Protest Disrupts Detroit Gun Buyback Effort

WWJ Newsradio 950’s Florence Walton reports gun-toting enthusiasts tried to tempt the people in line by offering them more money not to turn in their weapons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

Two booking photos of Vernon Coles depict him with two very different hair styles. (credit: Detroit police)

Police Name Suspect In Shooting Of 3-Year-Old Girl

Detroit police have now identified the man wanted in connection with the shotgun shooting of a 3-year-old girl earlier this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

Police: “There’s No Excuse For A 3-Year-Old Being Shot”

Detroit police believe they have the tentative identification of an individual suspected of shooting a three-year old Tuesday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Detroit Police Officers To Work 12-Hour Shifts

Detroit cops will soon be working longer shifts patrolling city streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart) FILE

Detroit Council Says ‘No’ To Police Millage Vote

Citing the already heavy tax burden on Detroit homeowners, City Council has voted not to put a public safety millage on the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart) FILE

Detroit Council Delays Decision On Police Millage Request

Detroit City Council has decided to set up special session, sometime in the next two weeks, to decide on whether to put a police millage proposal before voters this November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

Chief Ralph Godbee. (File photo)

Better … But DPD Still Not In Full Compliance With Consent Decree

The consent decrees arose out of an investigation that began in 2000, and involve how Detroit police officers are trained, use force, and how prisoners are housed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2012

Police Chief: Officers Showing Maturity Through Tough Times

A day after the city announced plans to make wage and benefit cuts, Detroit’s Police Chief is sending a message to officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2012

Detroit Fire, Police Departments Suffer Deep Cuts

A city plagued by arson fires now has fewer engines on the streets and police officers on patrol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012