Flashpoint 6/6/21: Interim Detroit Police Chief James White discusses initiatives at critical time for policing in America

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Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

DETROIT – Detroit has a new police chief, at least for a while. We talked to interim police chief James White about priorities at a critical time for policing in the nation.

Meanwhile, did his predecessor former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, leave the position to run for governor?

We also checked the Michigan political landscape where there are burning issues everywhere.

Read: James White takes over as interim chief of Detroit Police Department

Segment One

Interim Detroit Police Chief James White

Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Two

Steve Mitchell of Mitchell Research and Communications, Stephen Henderson, host of WDET’s show Detroit Today, Jill Alper of Alper Strategies and Nolan Finley, editorial page editor of The Detroit News.

Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Three

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week’s episode.

Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, June 6, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

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About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.