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Detroit man charged with threatening police officers on Facebook arrested

Nheru Gowan Littleton charged with making terroristic threats against police

DETROIT – A Detroit man who is charged with making terroristic threats against police on Facebook has been arrested at a hotel in Southfield, police said.

Nheru Gowan Littleton, 40 , of Detroit is charged with making terroristic threats and using a computer to commit a crime. Both are 20-year felonies.

"Threatening the life of a police officer is a threat against our entire community. We take these threats very seriously," said Chief Craig. "I've made a commitment to the men and women of the Detroit Police Department, I will not ignore those who threaten their safety. I refuse to let threats against officers go without a response."

Littleton allegedly posted numerous direct threats to law enforcement officers on social media. The post was reported to the Dearborn Police Department.

"F- them racist a- white cops!!! Kill them ALL!!! Black Lives Matter!!! Black people should start killing all white cops just like they are killing us!!! Then and only then will this s- stop!!! Why you ask? Because white people will be dropping like flies!!!"

Dearborn police issued a Law Enforcement Information Network message to all area law enforcement agencies about the threat.

Littleton has a valid concealed pistol license and owns a Smith and Wesson. 45 caliber firearm, according to the attorney general's office.

"A threat to law enforcement officers is a threat to us all," said Schuette. "The men and women who stand between mothers and children and those that want to do harm should be able to do their job without the fear of an unprovoked attack. This is a fight worth fighting, we cannot allow it to be open season on police."

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