Detroit BOPC looks to hire a chief investigator amid allegations of a payroll scam

The Detroit Police Department is investigating a public body that oversees it. The Detroit News reports the Board of Police...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit police to introduce non-lethal tools, update crisis call procedures

Detroit Police are working on a plan to upgrade equipment and vehicles as part of their new mental health crisis...

Justice Department gives Detroit crime reduction programs ‘no effects’ ratings

Hailed as a “central strategy” to reduce youth gun violence and gang activity in Detroit, the city’s Ceasefire intervention program...

Detroit Police announce new initiative to improve mental health crisis intervention

Detroit Police are struggling to handle calls involving people in mental health crisis. On Wednesday, they announced a new initiative...

Man fatally shot by police on Detroit’s Southwest side 

Detroit Police on patrol Tuesday night in the city’s far Southwest side shot a man they say is a gang...

Gun used in fatal shooting of Detroit officer purchased within the last 2 weeks, police say 

A 19-year-old Detroit man shot and killed Officer Loren Courts before being fatally shot by other officers, police say. Officers...

Detroit Police officer, suspected shooter killed by gunfire

A shootout on Detroit’s west side Wednesday evening left a Detroit Police officer and an alleged gunman dead. Detroit Police...

Detroit police are using AI surveillance checkpoints to target gun possession this summer 

The Detroit Police Department is introducing new artificial intelligence technology to identify people with firearms, with a plan to place security...

Detroit’s police oversight board to review report detailing systemic corruption among narcotics officers 

Detroit’s Board of Police Commissioners will review a report detailing systemic corruption among Detroit’s top drug enforcement unit. That’s after...

Major Violators: Investigators find systemic corruption in Detroit’s top drug enforcement unit

This is the first installment of WDET's reporting on the investigation of the Major Violators Unit that occurred between 2019...

No officers charged in corruption probe 6 months after Detroit police end investigation

6:15 p.m. Thursday, May 26 Update: After this story was published at 4 p.m. today, the Detroit Police Department responded...

Defunding police is about investing in community, says Detroit Justice Center attorney

Last week, the Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability asked the U.S. Department of Justice to examine why use of...