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Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy with candidate Benny Napoleon.

Wayne County Prosecutor Endorses Benny Napoleon For Detroit Mayor

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy endorsed the Wayne County Sheriff and his bid to become Detroit’s next mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013


Suspects Accused Of Intimidating Seniors; Using Apts. For Drug Operations

Authorities say they’re executing dozens of arrest warrants for drug suspects operating out of senior citizen housing buildings in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013


Late Night Traffic Stop Proves This Cop Delivers!

It was a wild night for a Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy who was about to wrap up his shift late Saturday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2013

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon announces his candidacy for Mayor of Detroit. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Benny Napoleon Declares He’ll Run For Mayor Of Detroit

Calling it “the worst kept secret in Detroit”, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon Tuesday night announced his candidacy for Mayor of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013


Wayne County Sheriff Says New Jail Won’t Be Big Enough

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon believes the $300 million project was poorly planned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Wayne County Sheriff Criticizes Policing In Detroit

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon saying relying on night walks by ministers and patrol groups isn’t an adequate policing plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012


Deputy Fatally Shoots Drug Deal Suspect

A Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man Monday on Detroit’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

Tavis Greene

Monroe Man Busted With Thousands Of Child Porn Pics

Sheriff Benny Napolean says 24-year-old Tavis Greene of Monroe was allegedly the largest and most active online child porn operator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2011


New Detroit Jail To Replace Existing Three

A new jail across from the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice will replace the two existing jails in downtown Detroit and one in Hamtramck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Cash and prescription pills confiscated in a multi-agency sweep. (Courtesy: Wayne County Sheriff)

Investigators Bust Illegal Pill Peddlers In Detroit

Drugs, a car and $256,000 in cash were confiscated in a multi-agency sweep in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011