‘Detroit Will Breathe’ meets with Detroit mayor, chief of police to discuss protesters list of demands
DETROIT – Protest organizers met with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and police chief James Craig on Tuesday to present them with their list of demands. The protest group has marched in the city for the last 11 days. Tristan Taylor is an organizer of the group “Detroit Will Breathe." They had a closed doors meeting with Duggan and Craig where they shared their list of 24 demands. READ: Detroit protest leaders list 11 demands ahead of meeting with mayor, police chief
Detroit mayor taps former hospital president and Michigan Supreme Court chief justice Conrad Mallett to be deputy mayor
DETROIT Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Friday the appointment of Conrad Mallett, as deputy mayor. Prior to that, Mallett spent eight years as a member of the Michigan Supreme Court, his last two years as its Chief Justice. We are very fortunate to convince him to return to public service.Detroit Police Chief James Craig to remain deputy mayor for public safetyWhile Malletts title will be Deputy Mayor for his portfolio, Police Chief James Craig will continue to serve as Deputy Mayor for public safety, with no additional compensation. It is not uncommon to have more than one deputy mayor. From 2014-16, Carol OCleireacain served as Deputy Mayor for the Economic Policy while Ike McKinnon served as the citys administrative and chartered deputy mayor.