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Due to weather related issues, the Detroit Police Department 911 Call Center has been experiencing a larger than usual in-flow of calls, many of them for nonemergencies.To help police, fire and EMS staff respond as quickly as possible to emergencies, the city is reminding the public to reserve calls to 911 for police, fire and EMS emergencies only.Below are numbers that residents can call for various issues that do not require a police, fire or EMS response.Power outages and downed powerline'...
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• Nearly every category of crime has seen major reductions since new initiatives were implemented in 2016 • Homicides down 9%, non-fatal shootings down 19%, carjackings down 41% over past two years • Successful multi-agency Ceasefire program to expand to all precincts by end of 2018
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Investigators already have charged 22, now seizing vehicles based on video evidence City targeting areas of frequent dumping; suspects are Detroiters and suburbanites Residents can anonymously submit video and images to police through Improve Detroit app
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New facility will complete DPD's transition from large police patrol districts to smaller neighborhood precincts. $7.3M project also to renovate and reuse historic Redford library branch building
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City provides information on viewing areas, street closures, parking options and youth curfew
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The Detroit Police Department is issuing a reminder to parents and guardians that all minors younger than 16 visiting the North American International Auto Show after 6 p.m. must be accompanied by a responsible (supervising) adult 21 years of age or older. The guidelines will be in effect from 6 p.m. until closing every weekend during the Auto Show (Saturdays and Sundays from Jan. 16-24) and on Monday, Jan. 18 when schools are out for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Loitering will not be per...
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• “Project Green Light Detroit” is an innovative public-private-community partnership • Pilot project utilizes live video monitoring through DPD’s new Real Time Crime Center • 8 gas stations are first to partner, wider expansion expected soon
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Detroit announces plan to boost police officer pay

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Collective-bargaining agreements include 4% wage increase, boost in starting salary. Mayor, police chief say moves are a step toward competitive pay for city’s officers and will help with retention, recruitment to put more officers on the street.
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        50 students from Cody High School and University Prep Academy will make up first class.        3-year program will provide graduates a head start on a career path at DPD.        Partnership strengthens bond between Detroit’s police and youth.Fifty Detroit high school students interested in becoming police officers or starting careers in criminal justice are now participating in the first law enforcement curriculum that the Detroit Police Department has set up with two Detroit high schoo...
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Class 2015-B took the oath of office and joined the ranks of "Detroit's Finest". These recruits have endured five months of rigorous training at the Detroit Police Department's Training Academy and have dedicated their lives to protect and serve the citizens of the City of Detroit. A promotional ceremony also took place for newly promoted department members, who have earned the rank of Corporal and Detective. Twenty-five members were promoted to the rank of Detective, and sixty-seven were promot...
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