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DETROIT MURDER RATE
Detroit Ends 2014 With Fewer Murders, Violent Crimes
Crime has dropped steadily since Police Chief James Craig took over in the middle of 2013. At a press conference Tuesday
Detroit's Staggering Murder And Violent Crime Rate Are 'A Public Health Issue'
The report defines murder and non-negligent manslaughter as the "willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another
These Are The Major U.S. Cities With The Highest Murder Rates, According To The FBI
The FBI warns against using Uniform Crime Reporting statistics to make assumptions about locales or to rank law enforcement
It Turns Out, Cold Weather Might Actually Not Deter Criminals After All (INFOGRAPHIC)
Not so fast, says the Detroit Police Department, which recently compared data from the past 13 Januarys to see if the city's
Detroit Had Same Number Of Murders As New York
Detroit Bankruptcy: A Fire or Rebirth?
Teacher and Writer
Whether you see the bankruptcy filing as a positive or not, the real solution is people. Getting people to trust Detroit again, or maybe for the first time, has been hard for a long while and the latest chapter nine doesn't help, at least not in the short term.
Triple Homicide Detroit: 3 Found Dead In West Side Home With 2 Unharmed Children
UPDATE: Friday, March 8, 10:00 a.m. -- According to the Detroit Free Press, police arrested a suspect in connection with
Detroit Murder Rate Increases 10 Percent In 2012
Earlier this month, Mayor Dave Bing announced the reopening of thirteen mini stations in coming months to improve policing
Gun Violence In Detroit Threatens Young Lives And The City's Future
Detroit 2012 Murder Rate Has Already Passed 2011 Homicide Rate
354 homicides have taken place in Detroit this year as of Nov. 25, according the city's website. Budget issues have had a
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Detroit Crime Rate Makes More Than 50 Percent Of Residents Want To Leave: 'Detroit News' Poll
For full results of the poll, see the Detroit News. At a public meeting in August, Godbee praised the department's efforts
Detroit Murder Rate Jumps 5.2 Percent, 2012 Summer Ends With 20 Homicides In 10 Days
"This is not just a law enforcement issue," Godbee said in Sunday's statement. "The increased prevalence of individuals choosing
Hear the Call, Violence No More
Teacher and Writer
At a time when economic revival is a top priority, an important hindrance is the increasing level of violence. There can be no incentive large enough for the American family or the entrepreneur, than the lure of a safe and productive community.
Hearse Motorcade Planned By Local Funeral Directors To Protest Detroit Homicides
Fed up with Detroit's increasing homicide rate, a group of funeral home directors have organized a motorcade to protest senseless
Detroit Murders Up, Overall Violent Crime Down
Murders, on the other hand, were up 14.5 percent, with 173 homicides reported through the end of June. There were 151 muders
Let's Invest in Detroit: A Marshall Plan for America's Cities
History professor, Ohio State University
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.
Detroit Youth Speak: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Yusef Bunchy Shakur
Author, community organizer and bookstore owner
When the conditions of Detroit are discussed the voices of Detroit youth are hardly ever considered a part of the conversation.
The Real Detroit
Freelance photographer and owner of BuildingsofDetroit.Com
I love Detroit, I hate Detroit. It continues to inspire me, yet also continues to bum me out. I feel one of the greatest issues facing this city is that the people who live here deny that there is any problem and that Detroit is on the rebound.
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