Wayne County judge finds Detroit City Council obeyed its legal obligation to inform the public before approving a contract for police surveillance tools.
Mayor Mike Duggan said he’s confident Detroit will experience a drop in gun violence thanks to state and federal partnerships and new local initiatives.
Detroit Police Chief James White said Patrice Wilson was found dead in her vehicle and characterized the suspect, Jamere Miller, as a “very violent person”
DPD is seeking a $5 million contact to buy more cameras which automatically take pictures of vehicles on public streets across Detroit.
he sheriff’s office confirmed Thursday that Calandra Green’s death is being investigated as a ‘homicide and a suicide.’ The bodies of Green and her husband were found in the home. Green, named county health officer last year, was the first woman of color in that position.
The Detroit Board of Police Commissioners created a Youth Advisory Panel to “shape a new era” of policing and social justice.
The concept to stem “police poaching” is laid out in proposed bills being considered by the state Legislature for new recruits if they leave for other agencies within the first few years.
Downtown visitors this weekend will notice more police, street closures, weapon detectors and other measures to prevent shootings.
One Detroit brings federal, state, city, county and community partners together to stem violent behavior by reaching beyond enforcement to strategies for community-based prevention and intervention and reentry services for formerly incarcerated individuals.
More undercover officers will be deployed in Detroit to move through crowds, and police helicopters will watch for ATVs and other vehicles that aren’t legally allowed on city streets.