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Seat-belt Activist Tries To Pull Over Mich. Cop

December 3, 2012

A Michigan man attempts to pull over a Detroit Police officer for not wearing his seatbelt. Read the full story here.

Off-Duty Detroit Sgt. Shoots Carjacker

November 14, 2012
An off-duty Detroit Police sergeant shot a 19-year-old carjacker who pointed a gun at the officer late Monday.

Colorado, Washington Legalize Marijuana

November 7, 2012
Voters in Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, setting up a showdown with the Department of Justice. Also, Massachusetts became the 18th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

Police Union Warns Visitors About 'War-Like' Detroit

October 8, 2012
As the Detroit Tigers got ready to host the Oakland Athletics for playoff baseball, the city's police union warned visitors about the city's "war like" atmosphere, high crime rate, and low police morale.

Detroit Chief Resigns Amid Sex Scandal

October 8, 2012
A sex scandal in Detroit has forced out its chief of police, the second person in two years to resign from the position after allegations of inappropriate relations with a female officer in the department.

DOJ Taps LISC for Troubled Communities Grant

October 6, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $1 million to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to help attack crime hot spots in 15 U.S. cities to improve the quality of life in troubled communities.

Councilman: Detroit Chief Expected To Resign

October 4, 2012
Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr. is expected to step down in the wake of an investigation into his involvement in a sex scandal, a councilman has told the Detroit Free Press.

Detroit Mayor Suspends Police Chief Over Sex Scandal

October 2, 2012
Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr. was suspended Tuesday amid accusations that he had an affair with a female police officer—the second sex scandal to tarnish his tenure since he took the helm in 2010.

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.
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