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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.

Suspected Detroit Cop Killer Stands Trial With Palm Print Evidence

June 7, 2010
The man who allegedly shot and killed Detroit police officer Brian Huff will stand trial on 17 charges stemming from the shootout with police outside a vacant drug house where he ambushed officers.

Detroit Police Payouts Could Have Paid for More Officers

May 27, 2010
The Detroit Police Department paid out more than $39 million in settlements from police-related lawsuits between July 2006 and June 2009

Detroit Cops Get OK to Moonlight in Uniform

May 20, 2010
Detroit police officers can now moonlight as security guards or take other off-duty jobs while wearing their uniforms and using squad cars.

Detroit Officer Who Shot 7-Year-Old Girl May Have Scuffled With Grandmother

May 17, 2010
Aiyana Jones was shot in the head by a Detroit tactical officer, as officers entered the house to search for a murder suspect. Officers used a flash-bang device based on a report that the suspect was inside the house and heavily armed.

Accused Detroit Cop Killer's Prior Incidents With Officers Detailed

May 15, 2010
Jason Gibson, who was arraigned on 18 counts related to the shootout on Tuesday, faced a second arraignment Friday for failing to appear in court weeks prior to the shooting.

Detroit PD Honors Huff, Other Fallen Cops

May 7, 2010
Detroit's annual vigil honoring fallen officers took on an especially poignant tone this year, as 700 uniformed officers honored Brian Huff, recently slain while responding to a suspected drug house, among the department's fallen officers.

Brian Huff First Detroit Officer Killed In Six Years

May 3, 2010
The last Detroit Police officers killed in the line of duty were Jennifer Fettig, 26, and Matthew Bowens, 21, killed during a traffic stop on Feb. 16, 2004.

Brian Huff ID'd As Detroit Officer Killed In Shooting

May 3, 2010
Huff, 42, is a 12-year veteran of the department. He was among five officers who were met with gunfire when they approached a yellow brick dwelling at about 3:30 a.m. today.

Video: 5 Officers Shot, 1 Killed at Detroit Drug House

May 3, 2010
Officers faced a barrage of gunfire as they approached the yellow brick dwelling. The unidentified officer is a 12-year veteran and father of a 10-year-old son.

Detroit Officer Who Moonlighted As Stripper Testifies In Murder Case

April 21, 2010
A Detroit police officer who investigators say moonlighted as an exotic dancer under the name Almond Joy provided deposition testimony in the case of the murder of another exotic dancer.

Detroit Police Task Force Finds Success with New Approach

March 23, 2010
Detroit police officials are pointing to an eventful Thursday night—during which officers confiscated several illegal guns and a carjacking suspect—as proof that its revamped approach to targeting crime hot spots is paying off.

Detroit Police Seize $1.3M Worth of Heroin

February 2, 2010
Detroit Police took about $1.3 million worth of heroin off the streets over the weekend, Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans said today.

Detroit Police to Open Text Tip Line

January 14, 2010
For weeks, the black-and-orange billboard loomed over I-94 in Detroit with an ambiguous and ominous one-word message: CRIME.

Man Pulls Gun on Detroit's Top Cop and Takes a Bullet

October 29, 2009
A 27-year-old man who drew a gun as he ran from Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans and two police officers was shot and injured Wednesday night on the city’s north side.

Prosecutor Calls for Investigation into Detroit PD's Handling of Rape Kits

September 22, 2009
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy wants an independent investigation into what she says may be thousands of kits holding evidence of possible sexual assaults that were found in a Detroit Police Department evidence storage facility.
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