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Vote Mike Duggan for Mayor of Detroit on November 5th

Nick Norton | Posted 10.31.2013 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Not many people say this -- but Detroit is where I want to settle down, buy a house, and send my kids to school. Politics is therefore critical to how I shape my future in this community. I can't blame the system for failing to work for me, if I never got involved to help change that system in the first place.

We Must Affirm Detroit as a Safe City

Benny Napoleon | Posted 11.10.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

Neighborhood revitalization is the key to Detroit's transformation. Our city will never truly be transformed until we can affirm it as a safe city.

SHOCKING News From Detroit's Mayor Race

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:49 p.m.. -- Detroit station WDIV-TV says that the Wayne County Board of Canvassers is declining to certify the vote count after releasing fi...

FACT CHECK: Public Safety Not Properly Funded in Wayne County

Benny Napoleon | Posted 08.31.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

In a county where crime and public safety is every taxpayer's primary concern, why would any elected official not properly fund the most important service the county provides during a time when crime and public safety is a top concern for every resident and business?

FBI Probe Widens To Include Wayne County Sheriff

Detroit News | Posted 08.24.2013 | Detroit

Detroit -- The FBI corruption probe into Wayne County has spread to include contracts in the county Sheriff's office, The Detroit News has learned. ...

Ashley Woods

LOOK: Best Ideas And Insults From Detroit's First Mayoral Forum | Ashley Woods | Posted 05.30.2013 | Detroit

Mackinac Island is 300 miles away from the city of Detroit, but that didn't stop four of the city's candidates for mayor from engaging in the 2013 cam...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Could Duggan Be Disqualified From Mayor's Race? | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.21.2013 | Detroit

For Detroit mayoral contender Mike Duggan, who just moved to the city last year and has gained attention as a white candidate in a majority African-Am...

Ashley Woods

POLL: Candidate Pulls Ahead In Detroit Mayoral Race | Ashley Woods | Posted 04.19.2013 | Detroit

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon leads the field in the race to become Detroit's next mayor, according to a new poll released on Thursday -- but th...


Detroit Free Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Detroit

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office doesn't take 911 calls, but 61 employees have take-home cars in case they're called out to an emergency. That tot...

Mayoral Candidate Turns To Super Bowl For Exposure

Posted 01.28.2013 | Detroit

Talk about President Obama's inauguration may be cooling down, but the Detroit mayor's race is starting to ignite. State Rep. Lisa Howze (D-Detroit) p...

Quality Neighborhoods Citywide Essential to Stronger Detroit

Benny Napoleon | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

As Detroiters, we embrace our city's non-residential stakeholders. We embrace the fact that many are rooting for us; understanding that we will never have a thriving state of Michigan, or southeast region without a vibrant city of Detroit.

Benny Napoleon Explains Controversial Palmer Park Comments On WDET

WDET | Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon is under fire from some after making comments about Palmer Park not really being "Detroit". Napoleon has not filed...

Napoleon Dynamite: Potential Mayoral Candidates Trade Barbs

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Some recent remarks made by Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon in reference to potential mayoral rival Mike Duggan have the makings of old-fashioned ...

Dangerous New Year's Tradition Discouraged

Posted 12.26.2012 | Detroit

Detroit-area residents were urged Wednesday to refrain from one dangerous local end-of-year tradition. Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon, Reverend N...

David Sands

Pot Policy Still Puzzles Police And Prosecutors | David Sands | Posted 12.17.2012 | Detroit

More than a month after Detroiters resoundingly approved Proposal M, a local ballot initiative to decriminalize pot in the city, local law enforcement...

Sheriff Department's Hot New Rides Come From Criminal Activity

Posted 10.12.2012 | Detroit

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is riding high after a judge at a Thursday forfeiture hearing awarded the agency six cars used for illegal drag ...

Christian Group Sues After Arab American Festival Demonstration

Posted 09.27.2012 | Detroit

A group of Christian evangelists are suing Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon and two other officials from his department for failing to protect them...

An Inside Look At The August Primary

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

What are the best reasons for voting for a particular candidate or issue in this August's primary election? Why not ask the candidates and issue advoc...

Benny Napoleon Offers Detroit Policing Strategy

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

This story has been updated to include comment from Sheriff Benny Napoleon. Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee, already the target of criticism from...