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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.

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.
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