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

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Missing: Darius Brown was last seen on 03-29-2018 in the 5700 block of Manistique at approximately 6:00 p.m where he was visiting family. Darius left the location and has not been since. Darius is a B/M/27, 5' 8, 130 lbs., medium complexion, dark hair, with a star tattoo on his forehead (between his eyes). Unknown on clothing description. Darius Brown is in good physical and mental condition. If anyone has seen Darius Brown or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to please contact the Detroit Police Department’s Fifth Precinct, Investigative Unit at 313-596-5540.

Reminder: DPD is watching for distracted drivers. Texting and driving is dangerous and deadly for the driver, passengers, and other road users. In many states, it’s illegal. Today and every day, remember: U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

We are back with another tip for success with 1st Assistant Chief Stair.

The Detroit Police Department is teaming up with Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning and Michigan State Police to crackdown on distracted drivers. #UDriveUTextUPay

Missing: Trinity Cloud and Danielle Davis were last seen by their father on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at approximately 7:00 a.m. at their home in the 3300 block of Tyler Street. Trinity Cloud is a black female, 14 years of age, medium brown complexion, approximately 5`9”, 140 lbs., black hair, medium afro, brown eyes. Trinity has history of emotional impairment and is "special needs". Danielle Davis is a black female, 15 years of age, medium brown complexion, approximately 5`5”, 150 lbs., brown eyes, black hair, long braids (possibly pulled into a bun). Mr. Belle stated Trinity and Danielle have left home without permission in the past. If anyone has seen Trinity Cloud or Danielle Davis, or knows of their whereabouts, they are asked to please contact the Detroit Police Department’s Tenth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-1040.

To help police, fire and EMS staff respond as quickly as possible to emergencies, the city is reminding the public to reserve calls to 911 for police, fire and EMS emergencies only.

Dpd reminds residents to call 911 only in case of emergency Due to weather related issues, the Detroit Police Department 911 Call Center has been experiencing a larger than usual in-flow of calls, many of them for nonemergencies. To help police, fire and EMS staff respond as quickly as possible to emergencies, the city is reminding the public to reserve calls to 911 for police, fire and EMS emergencies only. Below are numbers that residents can call for various issues that do not require a police, fire or EMS response. Power outages and downed powerline's: DTE - 800-477-4747. As of 2:00 PM, DTE is reporting 300,000 residence without power across the region, approximately 25,000 of them in Detroit. ATT phone outages - 800-288-2020 Traffic signals: if traffic signals are dark it is because they are not receiving power. DTE should be contacted at 800-477-4747. For traffic safety issues related to nonfunctioning traffic signals, please call your local police precinct. If traffic signals are lit but not functioning properly, please call 313-224-3401. Downed trees: report downed City trees or limbs using the Improve Detroit app. The city of Detroit has received approximately 50 reports of downed trees or limbs. The city has staff regularly monitoring improve Detroit for new complaints. Note: the city of Detroit is responsible for trees between the sidewalk and the curb. It also will remove trees or limbs that have fallen from private property into the roadway or across sidewalks. Street or basement flooding: Street flooding or catchment basins should be reported through the Improve Detroit app. Basement back ups can be reported by calling the DWSD immediately at 313-267-7401

Today, during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Detroit Public Safety Headquarters unveiled a brand new communications dispatch center - take a look at some of the before and after pictures. Also, Detroit 911 Dispatchers were honored by OnStar for their commitment to the city of Detroit.

Detroit 911 Dispatchers receive an award for their service to the City of Detroit from OnStar during the unveiling of Detroit Public Safety Headquarters new communications dispatch.

April 17 is the last day to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit! Follow City of Detroit Government for more information that impacts you.

*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE*UPDATE* Ms. Moore has been located and is doing fine. MISSING: Helen Moore is a black female, 68 years of age. She also goes by the names "Annelle" and "Nelle". She is 5' 7", 150 lbs - 175 lbs. and light complected. She was last seen wearing red jogging suit. Helen last spoke to her daughter on 03/10/18 at 11:49 a.m. and stated that she was depressed. She hasn't been seen, or heard from since. Helen was last living at a hotel located in the 16000 block of W. Eight Mile Rd. Helen is in poor mental condition. If anyone has seen Helen Moore, or knows of her whereabouts, they are asked to please contact the Detroit Police Department’s Twelfth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-1240, or 313-596-1200.

Chief Craig addresses media about charges filed against a DPD officer.

The parents have been located, thank you for your help. Detroit Police needs assistance in locating the parents of this small child. He was found wandering in the 8000 block of Coyle. If anyone recognizes him or know the whereabouts of his parents, they are asked to please call Detroit Police's Second Precinct at 313-596-5200 or 911.

Detroit Police Assistant Chief Williams provides update regarding a 3-year old shooting victim. Suspect is in custody. A weapon has been recovered. Child in critical condition.

Police Chief James Craig provides update regarding the shooting of the 7-year old on the city’s east side. A round struck the victim as he was playing in his room.

DPD receives a generous donation from DMC.

1st Assistant Chief Stair shares another tip for leadership success.

The Phillip C. Randolph Career Technical Education is the first school to sign up for Project Green Light!

Law Enforcement Agencies come together to address school threats and introduce initiative to visit school.