Detroit Police Department brings back chopper, tactical unit

Both units cut by previous administration

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DETROIT - The Detroit Police Department is getting its chopper back.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig announced this week that the department is reactivating its air support unit, which will be used to help officers who get involved in chases.

Additionally, the department is forming a tactical response unit that will be aimed at getting weapons and violent criminals off the street.

Both units were cut by previous administrations.  

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