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Black History Month: Detroit’s top cop has message on overcoming racism

Chief James Craig shares his story of rising through ranks despite racist barriers

Chief James Craig has been working in law enforcement for decades. He has an inspirational story for many, and an important message for those just starting out.
Chief James Craig has been working in law enforcement for decades. He has an inspirational story for many, and an important message for those just starting out.

DETROIT – Detroit Police Chief James Craig has been working in law enforcement for decades.

He has an inspirational story for many, and an important message for those just starting out.

Watch the full interview above.


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Nick joined the Local 4 team in February of 2015. Prior to that he spent 6 years in Sacramento covering a long list of big stories including wildfires and earthquakes. Raised in Sterling Heights, he is no stranger to the deep history and pride Detroit has to offer.