Detroit police board says consent decrees should stay

by Ann Zaniewski , Detroit Free Press The Detroit Board of Police Commissioners is urging U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to keep consent decrees, a court-enforced tool used to overhaul problem-plagued police departments.

Detroit Officer Dies of Medical Complications from Shotgun Wound

Shotgun Wound

Detroit Officer Dies of Medical Complications from Shotgun Wound An officer who was shot Monday night at a gas station on the city’s east side has died, Detroit police said. Kenneth Steil, a sergeant from the Detroit Police Department’s 9th Precinct, was pursuing a shooting suspect when the shots were fired at the Sunoco gas station at 7 Mile Road … Read More