Violent Crime

Detroit church leaders gather for a news conference to talk about violence in the city. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Church Leaders Urge Detroiters To Ditch ‘No Snitch’ Policy After String Of Shootings

“We’re tired of burying our young men, young woman and we’re gonna do something…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

Perfecting Church in Detroit (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ, File)

Detroit Church Leaders Push ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’ Message After Deadly Shootings

“Our goal now is to infiltrate and saturate our communities with this commandment.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

Detroit Takes Top Spots On List Of Most Dangerous Neighborhoods In America

It’s a clean sweep for Detroit, but nothing to be proud of, as the city takes the top three spots on a list of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Announces Plan To Curb Violent Crime

“Detroit One brings the principles of teamwork to law enforcement, as well as the community,” said Mayor Dave Bing,

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

Man Killed In Inkster, 10th Murder Since July Police Layoffs

One resident said she makes sure she’s at home at night because of the increase in violent crime in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.


Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.


(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Is It Time For The National Guard To Get Boots On The Ground In Detroit?

Over the last several days WWJ Newsradio 950 has been reporting on deadly and brutal crimes in Detroit. “It’s just a shame that you can’t feel safe in your own home,” said one Detroiter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

Michigan State Police Troopers in riot gear. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Gets Cash To Train More Troopers

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a supplemental budget bill that includes money to train more state troopers and fight crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

Mayor Dave Bing. (credit:

Mayor Bing Promises ‘Real Action’ In State Of The City Address

“I’m a believer and I know we deserve nothing but the best,” said Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, delivering his 3rd State of the City address Wednesday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012