01/02/2013 09:39 am ET

Napoleon Takes Verbal Swipe At Duggan: 'It's Our Detroit'

Detroit — If Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon runs for Detroit mayor, he says he'll campaign as a Detroiter who has lived through the city's struggles, an acknowledged shot at the potential candidacy of former Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Duggan.

In brief remarks Tuesday at a service honoring the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Napoleon called 2013 a pivotal year for the city, and said whoever leads it should be familiar with its decades of pain.

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