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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.

Detroit Police Require Alarm Verification for Burglary Response

August 16, 2011
Starting Monday, the Detroit Police Department will only respond to burglary calls if the alarm company provides verification that an actual break-in has occurred.

Detroit Shifts Desk Officers To Patrol To Lower Murder Rate

August 8, 2011
Detroit Police officers assigned to desk duty will be required under a new initiative to put in eight hours of street patrol each week to help the department halt a rising murder rate.

Detroit Homicide Sergeant Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

July 18, 2011
Michael Martell, 42, died at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center on Sunday. He had not been wearing a helmet.

Detroit PD Makes Gains in Overcoming Former Abuses, Monitor Says

July 12, 2011
The Detroit Police Department made significant progress during the past three months in carrying out federally mandated reforms, a court-appointed monitor reported today.

Good Samaritan Pulls Detroit Sergeant from Burning Cruiser

July 7, 2011
A civilian Good Samaritan pulled a Detroit Police sergeant out of his burning cruiser this morning, after the officer lost control of the vehicle on Detroit's west side.

Detroit PD Welcomes 23 New Recruits

June 24, 2011
The 23 recruits participating in the Basic Recruit Graduation Ceremony completed six months of training. Six of the recruits have relatives who now work for the department.

Detroit Police Crack Down on Officers' Social Media Use

June 24, 2011
In a new directive approved by the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, officers can be punished for releasing information considered privileged that relates to crimes, accidents, or violations. The directive says employees have to use discretion to avoid discrediting or disrespecting the department.

Pregnancy and Policing

June 24, 2011
Once an officer shows her pregnancy physically, most officers agree she should take a light-duty job. The pregnancy adds stress to other patrol officers because they worry about her health and the baby's health. And she must deal with the perception that she looks more vulnerable.

Veteran Detroit Officer Struck by Wrong-Way Driver Succumbs to Injuries

June 12, 2011
Detroit Police Officer Charles Armour has died as a result of injuries he sustained a week ago, when he was struck by a wrong-way driver while directing traffic.

Detroit Police Accused of Sex Discrimination Over Special Response Team

May 31, 2011
A Detroit Police lieutenant sued the department today in federal court, alleging a physical test to qualify for an elite — and controversial — unit discriminates against women.

Newest Detroit Recruit: Former Racehorse

May 18, 2011
The animal was donated by Denise Lutz, wife of retired automotive executive Bob Lutz, both of whom were instrumental in resurrecting the Detroit Police Mounted Unit after it was disbanded in 2005 for budgetary reasons.

Fortifying Police Stations

May 16, 2011

Police administrations can implement a variety of technologies to beef-up police facility security. While cameras are often top of mind in every police facility—even the old and outdated ones—many other technologies exist to monitor and secure these buildings.

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