Detroit Police Add 90 Cops to Street Duty

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.

The Detroit Police Department plans to add an additional 90 officers to patrol duty in the coming months as part of a plan to bring greater safety to one of America's most violent cities.

Chief Ralph Godbee, Jr., announced the plan to add 50 new officers that will be funded via three-year Community Oriented Policing Services grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The remaining 40 officers are being moved off desk duty starting Sept. 1.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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