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Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students

October 22nd 2018

  Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “Horses are very gentle. They are majestic,” said Zach Rodriguez after petting the noses of horses that visited Ferndale High School on Friday.  Two Detroit Police Horses and their mounted officers visited kids of all grades in […]

Detroit Police Dance in New Recruitment Video

May 24th 2016

Detroit Police Dance in New Recruitment Video (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2016) Detroit, MI –  Dancing is not a requirement of police work, but it came in handy for the men and women of the Detroit Police Department as they have put together a video of officers getting their groove on to Inoj’s […]

Officer Charles and the Presidential Motorcade

January 23rd 2016

Officer Charles and the Presidential Motorcade (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Detroit, MI – Officer Charles pulled up in his salty-looking Detroit Police Car, blocking the cars on Chene from getting onto E. Jefferson. Across the way, two State of Michigan troopers did the same. He pulled a knit cap down to cover up […]

Four Years Later: Justice for Unconstitutional Raid Victims

December 9th 2012

In addition, Judge Roberts found that the police misconduct at the CAID was not an isolated incident, but was in fact part of “a widespread practice” and “custom” by the Detroit Police Department of unconstitutionally “detaining, searching, and prosecuting large groups of persons” and impounding their cars based on their mere presence at a raid location.