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Station Attacks

May 16, 2011

Most assaults on cops are borne of desperate bids to evade justice. But what of those who go so far as to engage and assault cops on their home turf? What makes these time bombs tick? Revenge, for one.

Detroit Cop Killer Gets Life

May 5, 2011
The 11-year-old son of Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff stood up at the sentencing hearing of his father's convicted killer and said, "I don't know why you had to take my dad away. I don't know why you had to do this. He was a nice man. He was doing his job."

Tulsa Police Trace Dead Gang Member's Gun to Detroit Officer

April 19, 2011
The 9mm handgun possessed by a Crip gang member who was shot by a Tulsa (Okla.) Police officer was once the service weapon of a Detroit Police officer.

Detroit Officer's Killer Convicted

March 23, 2011
Jason Gibson has been convicted of fatally shooting Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff, following an 18-day trial that included 447 pieces of evidence. A Wayne County jury deliberated for about three hours, and then announced guilty verdicts on all 17 counts against the 26-year-old.

Detroit Police Bring Back Precincts

March 3, 2011
The move "enhances our community policing efforts, data-driven approach toward deployment, and maintains our trajectory toward consent-decree compliance by the end of this calendar year," according to a statement released by Police Chief Ralph Godbee.

Ambushed Detroit Officer 'Never Had a Chance'

March 2, 2011
Jason Gibson, 26, then allegedly fired three .45-caliber rounds from inside the home at Officer Huff — two struck and killed the officer who "never had a chance," Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Thomas Trzcinski told jurors Wednesday.

We Need to Harden Police Targets

February 10, 2011
The litany of attacks on police stations is lengthy, having occurred in cities, suburbs, and rural areas alike. For every attack, there are undoubtedly countless more close calls, many we probably don't even know about.

Detroit Offers Cops Foreclosed Homes, Fix-It Funds To Live In City

February 7, 2011
Under a program known as "Project 14," officers would pay up to $1,000 for foreclosed houses and receive up to $150,000 in federal grants to rehabilitate them.

Detroit Police Precinct Attack

January 29, 2011

The Detroit PD released a clip of narrated surveillance video from the Northwestern District station shooting. The clip shows a gunman striding into the station, and spraying volleys from a shotgun at surprised officers before being fatally wounded within inches of three of his victims. Source: Associated Press.

Detroit Police Roll Out New Security Measures At Station

January 25, 2011
New security measures such as a metal detector have been added to the Detroit Police Department's Northwestern District station that was the scene of a surprise assault Sunday with new security measures.

Detroit Police Station Shooter Wanted Suicide by Cop

January 24, 2011
Lamar Deshea Moore, 38, had been implicated in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a runaway teenage girl, when he opened fire on officers inside Northwestern station.

Four Detroit Officers Shot In Precinct Assault

January 23, 2011
Commander Brian Davis, Sgt. Ray Saati, Officer David Anderson and a female sergeant were struck by rounds from the gunman's pistol-grip shotgun. All are expected to recover.

Detroit Officer Shoots Burglar During Scuffle In Beauty Store's Dark Basement

November 22, 2010
The officers responded to Amy's Wig & Beauty Supply in the 13500 block of West 6 Mile at about 5:30 this morning after getting a 911 call. While the officer was inside the basement, the suspect lunged at him and attempted to grab his gun.

Angels Night Fires Increase 30% In Detroit

November 1, 2010
Also, officers arrested 126 young people for curfew violations. Traffic enforcement recorded 33 arrests and 536 citations.

Detroit's Interim Chief Gets Full-Time Job

September 21, 2010
Mayor Dave Bing named Ralph Godbee interim chief in July after the mayor asked former Chief Warren Evans to resign.

Interim Detroit Chief Backs Convicted Murderer For Police Commission

August 19, 2010
In a Q&A with the Detroit Free Press, Godbee says he'd like the city's officers to live in Detroit, expresses support for convicted murderer Raphael Johnson for the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, and urges greater community partnerships, because "we cannot arrest our way out of the crime problem."

Detroit Officer Claims Harassment By Fired Chief's Lieutenant Girlfriend

August 3, 2010
Detroit police officer Shanda Starks has sued the department, claiming former Chief Warren Evans' girlfriend, a lieutenant, harassed her and forced her transfer out of the Executive Protection Unit where she guarded Mayor Dave Bing.

Detroit Mayor Nominates Convicted Murderer for Police Commission

August 2, 2010
Raphael B. Johnson, now 35, served 12 years for second-degree murder and is now a motivational speaker. Johnson was convicted of shooting a man at a party in 1992 when he was 17.

Detroit Mayor Forces Police Chief to Resign, Cites Poor Judgement

July 22, 2010
Mayor Dave Bing, who hired Chief Warren Evans one year ago, said he and Deputy Mayor Saul Green decided Tuesday night to ask the chief to resign based on decisions Evans made "that compromised his position as chief."

Detroit Police Choose Former Casino As New HQ

June 13, 2010
Detroit city officials will spend $53 million to purchase and renovate the former MGM Grand Detroit Casino as a headquarters for the city's police and fire departments, as well as a crime lab.
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