Detroit police chief provides update on barricaded gunman situation
DETROIT – Detroit Police Chief James Craig provided an update on the barricaded gunman situation that happened Friday night. The press conference will began at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. It was held at Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. This live stream has now ended.
Memorial service honors Detroit Fire Department sergeant who drowned while rescuing children
DETROIT A memorial service was held on Monday for Detroit Fire Sergeant Sivad Johnson in front of Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. Johnson died on Aug. 21 after going into the Detroit River, near Belle Isle, to save young children from drowning in the river. His body was recovered the next day by the Detroit Police Department and DFD divers. Johnson was a 26-year veteran of the Detroit Fire Departments Fire Engine 59 and a recipient of the 2017 Medal of Valor. READ: Detroit fire sergeant dies rescuing girls from drowning near Belle Isle
Detroit fire sergeant who died rescuing girls from drowning honored Monday
DETROIT A celebration of life service will be held Monday for Detroit Fire Sergeant Sivad Johnson in front of Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. At the same time, the Detroit Fire Department shall place all apparatus on ramps with lights on in honor of Johnson. Johnson was a 26-year veteran of the Detroit Fire Departments Fire Engine 59 and a recipient of the 2017 Medal of Valor. Johnson died after rescuing young girls from drowning in the Detroit River at Belle Isle. Due to the pandemic, the celebration at Detroit Public Safety Headquarters will be invitation only, but the service will be live streamed.
LIVE STREAM: Detroit mayor announces establishment of outreach team, outlines how city will use $31M in federal funding
DETROIT Mayor Mike Duggan will hold a press briefing at 2 p.m. Monday at Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. Duggan will be joined by Detroit Police Chief James Craig, Deputy Mayor Conrad Mallet, Board of Police Commission members Lisa Carter and Annie Holt, and director of Housing and Revitalization Donald Rencher. During the press briefing updates will be provided on the city curfew and recent protests. An announcement will also be made about the citys plans to establish a new community assistance outreach team. Leaders will also outline how the city proposes to spend $31 million in federal CARES Act funding for housing assistance.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- May 31, 2020
Protestors plan to be back out on the streets of Detroit for a third consecutive day Sunday. Demonstrators are expected to protest outside Detroit Public Safety Headquarters at 4 p.m. today. A crowd of George Floyd protestors moved through the downtown area of Grand Rapids late Saturday night smashing windows, looting stores and setting vehicles on fire. Glass windows were shattered at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 56,884 as of Sunday morning, including 5,463 deaths, state officials report.
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
DETROIT The Michigan Attorney Generals Office executed a search warrant Friday at the Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. Sources confirm the search was of the IT department and connected to the Make Your Date investigation. Detroit officials opened an investigation into Mayor Mike Duggan and the citys interactions with the Make Your Date nonprofit organization in April. Jason Harris, 44, allegedly openly spoke about getting rid of his wife and had allegedly been looking for a hit man. The future of the neurosurgery program between Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center seems to be over following the loss of the programs accreditation.
Michigan Attorney Generals Office executes search warrant connected to Make Your Date investigation
DETROIT The Michigan Attorney Generals Office executed a search warrant Friday at the Detroit Public Safety Headquarters. Sources confirm the search was of the IT department and connected to the Make Your Date investigation. Detroit officials opened an investigation into Mayor Mike Duggan and the citys interactions with the Make Your Date nonprofit organization in April. Related coverageIn October, the mayors chief of staff was accused of ordering employees to delete emails related to the investigation into the citys support of the nonprofit. The success of the program speaks for itself.The Office of Inspector General found Alexis Wiley, the mayors chief of staff, ordered certain employees in the Office of Development and Grants to delete emails related to Make Your Date.