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Detroit Safety

Back to the Basics: Public Safety Goes Beyond Law Enforcement

Benny Napoleon | Posted 05.08.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

Amid the many political distractions associated with a city in crisis, it is easy to lose track of the main purpose of city government: the health, safety and well-being of its citizens.

The State of Our City Is Fragile

Bradford Frost | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit
Bradford Frost

While full of possibility and enormous opportunity for growth and renewal, Detroit's future remains tenuous. Our civic leaders must urgently confront the deep historical challenges that are engulfing us today with three essential tasks.

We Must Reduce the Number of Crime Victims in Detroit

Gary A. Brown | Posted 03.30.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

I am concerned that there are not sufficient strategies in place to reduce the number of crime victims in Detroit and change the perception that Detroit is not a safe city. In my view, there are 10 strategies to achieve the goal.

How to Fix Detroit for the Olympics

Chris Zadorozny | Posted 10.29.2012 | Detroit
Chris Zadorozny

Could Detroit host the Olympics in 2024? Before we get to the future, let's talk about how we are going to fix the problems here in the city in order to get to the future.

David Sands

Detroit City Council Ponders Police Millage Proposal | David Sands | Posted 05.10.2012 | Detroit

Claiming that Detroit is facing a public safety emergency, representatives from the Board of Police Commissioners urged Detroit City Council Thursday ...

Locating Myself on the Mitten

Nora Mandray | Posted 01.17.2012 | Detroit
Nora Mandray

Now, I always try to be the first one who says Detroiters' mantra: "How're you doin'?" Because we all exist, and here we don't let each other forget it.