Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy rules Detroit officers acted in self-defense in the 20-year-old Detroit resident’s Oct. 2 shooting death.
The Office of the Chief Investigator is adding eight investigators, but can’t project when the case backlog will be cleared since the interim department chief might be out next month.
Detroit Police Chief James White cites ‘concern’ from early review police-involved shooting, recommends unpaid officer leave.
Three Detroit police officers are on leave after firing shots at a woman who’d been armed with a gun amid a mental health episode on the city’s west side.
James White said DPD is working on a strategy to have officers paired with mental health professions more often for crisis calls.
Starting pay now $53K for Detroit officers and some of the city’s detectives, lieutenants and sergeants will get pay raises, under new contracts.
After weeks of discussion, City pauses a plan to renovate a hangar at Detroit’s City Airport that could improve police response to street racing.