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Detroit Police Layoffs

Can Volunteers And Social Media Replace 24-Hour Precincts?

AP | By COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Fighting crime is a 24-hour job, but Detroit police stations will be sticking to business hours. The department is rolling out a plan to c...

'Virtual Precincts' One Result Of Budget Cuts At Detroit Police Department

Posted 01.04.2012 | Detroit

A budget shakeup is forcing some drastic changes in the Detroit Police Department. Effective Monday, the city's police precincts will no longer remain...

Let's Invest in Detroit: A Marshall Plan for America's Cities

Kevin Boyle | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit
Kevin Boyle

Detroit's about to go broke. Something drastic has to be done. But the answer isn't to slice more deeply into the city's workforce. Or to slash benefits. Or to sell off the street lights. The answer is something genuinely wider and deeper and bolder.