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Detroit Cops Face 10% Pay Cut

July 16, 2012
Detroit Police officers face a 10% wage cut and increased medical expenses under a city proposal offered today that would supplant the department's existing union contract.

Hug Triggers Officer's Gun, Kills Woman

July 9, 2012
Adaisha Miller, who would have turned 25 today, was embracing the officer when the shooting occurred near 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The officer was carrying his .40-caliber service pistol in an inside-the-waistband holster he covered with his shirt.

Cash-Strapped Detroit Asks for State Police Help

June 7, 2012
Detroit's Mayor Dave Bing has asked for help from the Michigan State Police and suburban sheriff's departments for the city's annual June 25 fireworks show.

President Obama Honors Top Officers

May 13, 2012
In a Saturday ceremony, President Obama paid tribute to the 34 law enforcement officers honored by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) for bravery and valor in the line of duty.

Video: Detroit Pays $65K To Lease 2004 Police Car

May 8, 2012
The Detroit Police Department has been wildly overpaying for their unmarked undercover and surveillance cars—a mistake one expert estimates caused $4 million in waste.

Detroit's $65K Police Car

May 8, 2012

The Detroit Police Department has been paying $600 or more in some cases to lease unmarked police cars, a WXYZ investigation has found. Read the full story here.

Mich. Cop Shot 5 Times Tells Off Judge

May 2, 2012
A highly decorated police officer who was shot five times last year delivered a harsh message Tuesday to a Wayne Circuit judge who handed down what the officer called an "insulting" and "lenient" sentence to the convicted 25-year-old gunman.

Detroit Sergeant Collapsed On Duty

February 10, 2012
Detroit PD's Sgt. Almondo Greer-Travis died suddenly Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, while working at the 12th Precinct. He was 40.

Michigan Plan Would Add 1,000 Officers

January 28, 2012
Michigan's top law enforcement official said he'd take $70 million for each of the next two years from the state's unexpected budget surplus and use it to hire 1,000 police officers.

Atlanta Cops Live Rent Free In Higher-Crime Areas

December 22, 2011
Atlanta Police officers have been moving into homes in some of the city's higher crime areas to live rent free and protect those neighborhoods.

Break Dancing Detroit Cop

December 20, 2011

A Detroit Police officer shows off his break-dancing moves while buying a soda in a convenience store.

Detroit Cop Struck by Drunk Driver

October 22, 2011
Police were investigating an accident involving a woman walking across the street when she was struck by a car. While the officer was talking to a dispatcher, a red Ford Taurus hit him and drove off.

Detroit Cop Faked Court Dates for Pay

October 20, 2011
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged Detroit Police Officer Frank Senter for collecting reimbursements for days of court when he didn't appear.

Detroit Cop Charged In Death of Girl In Raid

October 4, 2011
Detroit Police officer Joseph Weekley has been charged with causing the death of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was shot during a raid. Wayne County prosecutors charged Officer Weekley with involuntary manslaughter, as well as careless and reckless discharge of a firearm.

Detroit Cop on Restricted Duty After Casino Punch

September 28, 2011
The Detroit Police officer who was captured on video punching an unruly casino patron has been placed on restrictive, no-gun duty during the investigation into the incident.

Video: Detroit Cop Sued for Punching Casino Patron

September 27, 2011
The incident took place at the U Me Drink club in the MGM Grand casino. Officers were called to remove Patrick Poisson, 38, who had allegedly touched the buttocks of a waitress. While escorting Poisson from the bar, Officer Arthur Dudal apparently sucker-punched Poisson twice.

Detroit Cop Punches Casino Patron

September 27, 2011

A Michigan man is suing the city of Detroit, claiming an officer sucker-punched him after he improperly touched a waitress earlier this summer at the MGM Grand.

Detroit Police Add 90 Cops to Street Duty

August 20, 2011
Chief Ralph Godbee, Jr., announced the plan to add 50 new officers funded via three-year Community Oriented Policing Services grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The remaining 40 are being moved off desk duty on Sept. 1.

First Free Home Goes to Detroit Cop

August 18, 2011
Detroit Police Officer William Booker-Riggs, a mayoral bodyguard, became the first officer to take advantage of Mayor Dave Bing's ambitious plan to make homeowners of 200 city officers.

Alarm Industry Vows to Fight Detroit PD's Verification Policy

August 17, 2011
A trade association representing the security industry pledged to challenge the Detroit Police Department's new policy requiring verification of the break-in before officers respond to a burglar alarm.
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