FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Detroit Police Add 90 Cops to Street Duty

August 20, 2011  | 

The Detroit Police Department plans to add an additional 90 officers to patrol duty in the coming months as part of a plan to bring greater safety to one of America's most violent cities.

Chief Ralph Godbee, Jr., announced the plan to add 50 new officers that will be funded via three-year Community Oriented Policing Services grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The remaining 40 officers are being moved off desk duty starting Sept. 1.

Source: Detroit Free Press

Tags: Detroit PD, Hiring Initiatives, Grants, COPS Program


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

K @ 8/30/2011 3:21 PM

This is a great thing for the city of Detroit! Does anyone happen to know when these 50 new officers will be added?

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

2014 Rising Shields of Law Enforcement Named by Illinois Chiefs of Police
Three up-and-coming leaders in various fields of law enforcement have been selected by the...
Washington Officer Fired After Failing to Arrest Fellow Officer
A Bellevue, Wash., police officer was fired Wednesday after failing to arrest a fellow...
Texas Could Get Millions for Active Shooter Training
A law enforcement training center based at Texas State University in San Marcos may...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of over 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine