• How Do Michiganders View their Relationships with Law Enforcement as Local Police Forces Dwindles?

    http://detroitjournalism.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/DT_POLICING_5-17-16.mp3 By Stephen Henderson | WDET Over the past decades, cities in Michigan have disinvested in police like no other…

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    Video: Detroit Police Chief on Community Relations

    Detroit Police Chief James Craig openly speaks on the topic of police community relations. Upon his arrival two and a…

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  • Police and Community Relations

      Detroit’s violence during July 1967 began after a police raid at the intersection of 12th and Clairmount streets. Not…

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  • Detroit’s Crime Rate [CHART]

    Using data from the FBI, WDET charted Detroit’s crime rate and compared it to other U.S. cities.  

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  • Detroit’s Jewish Lawyers and Their Civil Rights Efforts

      One of the threads in the fabric of Detroit’s post-1967 narrative includes the civil rights attorneys who not only…

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  • CuriosiD: Why Do Police “Shoot to Kill”?

    “Why is it that sometimes police officers use lethal force and other times they don’t? How do they determine when?”…

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  • Long-time Officer, Educator Reflects on 1967, Policing Career

    Richard Tillman was working in the auto industry in 1953 when a friend, newly hired at the Detroit Police Department,…

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  • Ike McKinnon Reflects on Detroit Policing

      Born in Montgomery, Ala., Ike McKinnon came to Detroit at the age of 10. A few years later, he had…

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  • American Black Journal: Black lives matter

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  • Christy McDonald, MiWeek with David Zeman, Bridge Magazine and Lester Graham, Michigan Radio

    MiWeek’s Christy McDonald interview Zeman and Graham on The Intersection

    Lester Graham of Michigan Radio and David Zeman of Bridge Magazine join Christy McDonald on MiWeek to discuss this ambitious…

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