03/26/2013 09:27 am ET

Sheriff Benny Napoleon To Announce Run For Mayor Of Detroit

Benny Napoleon will tell hundreds of supporters today that he's running for mayor of Detroit, with a pro-business platform to revitalize the city and its neighborhoods, calling the effort a bedrock that will help remove blight and restore public safety in the city where he has lived all his life.

The Wayne County sheriff and former Detroit police chief said his campaign will focus on welcoming business expansion in the city to undergird efforts to fix its weakened public safety systems and help support better public schools.

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