Vigil by family, friends honor security guard killed in Greektown violence
After a string of violence in Downtown Detroit, the city is rolling out new plans to keep the streets safe this summer. The violence included a shooting in Greektown that took the life of a beloved security guard. Loved ones gathered outside the store for a vigil Thursday (April 20).
Detroit officials speak out on unprovoked shootings in Detroit that took place over the weekend
Despite already having a heavy police presence, it was not enough to prevent the fatal shootings that took place in Greektown. The Detroit Police Department spoke out on Monday saying they are fed up with the violence.
30 shots fired, 11 questioned, 4 hurt during ‘gun battle’ between next-door neighbors in Detroit
Officials said more than 30 shots were fired and 11 people have been questioned after three 14-year-olds and a man in his early 20s were injured during a “gun battle” between next-door neighbors in Detroit.
Man linked to body found, crime spree shot by Detroit police while fleeing under train, chief says
A man linked to the discovery of a body in February as well as a crime spree on Friday was shot by Detroit police officers Monday morning while trying to flee underneath a stopped train, the chief said.
Detroit police officers to get pay raises under new agreement
The Detroit Police Department is trying to fill 300 vacancies while keeping the officers they do have, and they plan to do it by increasing pay. Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit police Chief James White, and union leaders made the announcement Friday morning.
Detroit Police Department increases overtime pay to help deter gun violence as summer comes to a close
As we enter the final weekends of summer, Michigan Mayor Mike Duggan is now approving double-time pay for Detroit police officers to ensure the department has enough officers on the street to curb gun violence.