Detroit Police Department

  • Agency: Detroit Police Department
  • Address: 20 Atwater, Detroit, 48201 MI
  • Chief: Ralph L. Godbee, Jr (Chief of Police)

Detroit Police Department is located at 20 Atwater, Detroit, 48201 MI. The Chief of Police of the department is Ralph L. Godbee, Jr. The Detroit Police Department phone number is (313) 237-2850.

Detroit Police Department News

Human Trafficking Awareness

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Detroit Police Department wants everyone to become familiar with the definition of Human Trafficking and the signs of Human Trafficking.,4534,7-359-82917_81399---,00.html

MISSING: Robert was last seen by his child's mother on Friday, December 01, 2017 at approximately 11:00 p.m., at a residence in the 9100 block of Hartwell. He left the location to get food and has not been seen, or heard from since. Robert is a 39-year old black male, 6’- 0", heavy build. He was last seen wearing all black clothing, driving a green 2000 Ford Explorer. Robert Rice uses a cane when he walks. He is in good mental condition. If anyone has seen Robert Rice, or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to please call Detroit Police’s Second Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5200 or 313-596-5240, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up. MISSING:

Chief Craig live on 105.1 The Bounce.

Baby Bella Osterman has been found and is safe. Chief Craig applaud the work of the members of DPD, MSP, FBI and MDOC who have been investigating and following up on leads from the time Bella was taken from her home.

Update - Update - Update - Update -Update -Update - Update -Update Bella Osterman has been found and is safe. Thank you all for your prayers. Update - Update-Update-Update-Update-Update-Update-Update-Update Bella Osterman is a 2-week old female infant was forcefully taken from her home by her father, Cordney Osterman, in the 3300 block of Garfield on today's date, January 13, 2018 at approximately 1:35 a.m.. She was last seen wearing a pink onesie. Suspect Description: Cordney Osterman is 23- year old black male, light complexion, medium build with black hair, black eyes, beard and mustache. He was last seen wearing a blue-sweatshirt, black sweatpants and burgundy shoes. If anyone has seen Bella or Cordney Osterman, or knows of their whereabouts, they are asked to please call Detroit Police Seventh's Precinct at 313-596-5700, 313-596-2250 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.

Judith Walker, 41, an ex-employee of Shinola pleaded guilty to Fraud. Great job to the men and women of the Detroit Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigations who conducted the investigation.

Detroit Police Department - Protecting and Serving. A glimpse into the Real Time Crime Center and the people who work there. Amidst some civilian concerns about constant surveillance, Lingo prefers to see a bigger picture. “If you were a victim of crime one day,” she said, “There could be an extra eye watching to really help.” [Crime Analyst Breanna Lingo]

*UPDATE* *UPDATE* *UPDATE* Mr. Hanes has been recovered. Thank you for your help. Serious Missing Person Deonta Hanes. Deonta was last seen by his father on yesterday, January 10, 2018 at approximately 1:00 p.m. at thier home in the 9200 block of Bishop. Deonta was given permission to go outside to play with his friend, but never returned. Deonta's mother believes that he may be in the area of Radner and Chandler Park. Deonta is described as a 14-year old male, 5'5", 115lbs., medium brown complexion, with short black hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue hooded sweatshirt, and blue Nike Shoes. Deonta is in good physical condition but suffers from emotional concerns. If anyone has seen Deonta Hanes, or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Detroit Police Department's Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5900 or 313-596-5940.

*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE* Otis Barnett has been located and is doing fine. Serious Missing Person Otis Barnett. Otis Barnett was last seen on January 10, 2018 at approximately 2:30 p.m. in the 12300 block of Monica. Otis is described as a 86 year-old male, 5'10" 250 lbs., medium brown complexion, salt and pepper hair. He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, gray pants, and white shoes and driving a Silver 2005 Jeep Cherokee. If anyone has seen Otis Barnett or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to please call Detroit Police's 12th Precinct at 313-596-1200 or 596-1240.

DPD Officer, 32-year veteran, injured on the city’s southwest side. An off-duty supervisor from the Fire Department stopped to render aid.

The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public's assistance for information regarding a homicide that occurred on the city’s eastside. On January 1, 2017, at approximately 12:45 a.m. a 24 year old male was seated in the rear of a white Chevy Silverado, when shots were fired by an unknown suspect. As a result, the victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the body and unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place in the area of the 800 block of E. State Fair. If anyone has any information pertaining to this crime, please call the Detroit Police's Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260 or contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800- SPEAK-UP.

On Air Now - Tune in to the Guy Gordon show on 760AM WJR with Chief Craig as guest. Chief talks Year-End Crime Stats, Partnerships, Cease Fire Detroit and more.... Leave your comments #AskChiefCraig To listen to Chief's Craig interview on the Guy Gordon Show, click on the link below:

Join Chief James Craig in the Mildred Gaddis Show. Text your questions here.

Join Chief Craig today at 11:00 a.m. on the Mildred Gaddis Show WPZR-FM (102.7). Listeners can call in with questions to 313-298-1027 or post questions to our DPD FB page

Breaking News: Detroit Police located and arrested a male Suspect wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing on the city's west side.

*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE* Carolee has been located and is doing fine. MISSING: Carolee Mason spoke with her parents on Saturday, January 06, 2018 and was suppose to meet them at Tim Horton's located near Hancock and Cass at approximately 6:00 p.m. When her parents arrived, Tim Horton's was closed and Carolee was no where to be found. Parents are concerned because of their daughter's mental illness. Carolee is a white female, 23 years old. Carolee is in good physical condition , but does suffer from mental illness and is on medication. If anyone has seen Carolee Mason or knows of her whereabouts they are asked to please call Detroit Police Department Third Precinct at 313-596-5300 or 313-596-1340.

Join Chief Craig live Monday morning @ 11a.m. on the Mildred Gaddis' show on WPZR-FM (102.7). Listeners can call in with questions to 313-298-1027 or text your questions to our facebook page during our live segment. #Detroit

Detroit Police Chief James Craig joins a conversation about crime in the city after 2017's statistics were released in the second segment of Flashpoint.

DC Barren commends DPD officers for their great work in handing the Barricade Gunman situation on the city's west side.

Peaceful surrender made, one in custody - DPD Officers negotiated Barricade gunman out of home on the city’s west side.