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

********Missing Person Latasha Jackson******** Latasha was last seen by her daughter at their residence located in the 2300 block of E. Lafayette on November 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Latasha is described as a black female 39 years-old, medium Brown complexion, brown hair with two French braids and brown eyes. Latasha was last seen wearing a black bumble jacket and blue jeans. Latasha left in her 2002 light blue Ford Taurus. It was reported that Latasha in good physical condition but suffers hyper tension and depression. If anyone has seen Latasha Jackson, or know of her whereabouts they are asked to call Detroit Police Department's Third Precinct at 596-1301 or 596-5740

******Missing Juvenile***** Iyauna was last seen by her mother and father at the tenth precinct in the 12000 block of Livernois on November 9, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Iyauna ran off from her parents after they confronted her about inappropriate behavior and they since haven't been able to locate her. This is the first time she has gone missing. Iyauna is described as a black female 16 years-old, 5'6", 120 lbs., light complexion, and black hair braided with brown highlights. Iyauna was last seen wearing a red hat, orange shirt, jeans and black boots with fur. It was reported that in good physical condition and mental condition. If anyone has seen Iyauna Donner, or know of her whereabouts they are asked to call Detroit Police Department's Tenth Precinct at 596-1025.

DPD's thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims of the Thousand Oaks Shooting. A tragedy like this is beyond heart-wrenching and we are deeply saddened by the loss of Sgt. Ron Helus. We will take inspiration from his heroic actions, and we will forever remember him and the lives lost in this tragedy.

Deputy Chief Barren gives final update regarding barricaded gunman situation

Chief James Craig updating the media regarding the barricaded gunman incident

Deputy Chief Elvin Barren giving an update regarding a barricaded gunman on the city’s eastside

Chief Craig addresses shots fired into occupied dwelling on Clairmount Street and the surrounding area.

*****Serious Missing Person******* Harvard was last seen in the 8200 block of Mendota Street at approximately 8:00 a.m. on November 5, 2018. It was reported that Mr. Ried left his home in an older possible 2000-2005 Ford, Focus, 2-Door vehicle. It has been reported that Harvard has never gone missing in the past. Harvard is described as a 37-year old black male, 5'11", 200 lbs., medium brown complexion, brown eyes, and black afro style hair. Harvard was last seen wearing tan bomber jacket and black boots, unknown further clothing description . He may be carrying a metal suit case. It has been reported that Harvard is in good physical condition but suffers from Schizophrenia. If anyone has seen Harvard Ried, they are asked to please call Detroit Police's Second Precinct at 313-596-5201.

*********Missing Children*************** Envi and Montashia were last seen in the 4300 block of Chrysler at approximately 3:15 p.m. on November 5, 2018. It has been reported that the children went outside to take the trash out and never returned, it was also reported that the children have never gone missing in the past. Envi is described as a 12-year old black female, 4'11", 93 lbs., light brown complexion, brown eyes, and black hair in a single ponytail with a white headband. She was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt, a pink jacket, blue jeans and pink gym shoes. Montashia is described as a 9-year old black female, 4'8", 95 lbs., light brown complexion, brown eyes, and black hair in a bun with a red headband. She was last seen wearing a black and white mickey mouse shirt, black stretch pants and black & white Jordan gym shoes. It has been reported that both children are in good physical and mental condition. If anyone has seen Envi McClin and Montashia Brown, they are asked to please call Detroit Police's Third Precinct at 313-596-1340.

Police Seek Assistance Detroit, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for shooting inside of an occupied dwelling. On Monday, November 05, 2018 at 2:38 a.m., the suspect approached the residence located in the 2000 block of Clairmount and began firing several shots into the location. The 84 year old female victim, who was inside at the time of the incident, was not injured. This has happened to the victim on several occasions. It is believed that the same suspect has committed these crimes. If anyone has any information pertaining to this crime, please call the Detroit Police Department’s 10th Precinct Criminal Investigations at (313) 596-1040, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800- SPEAK-UP.

MISSING : Joshua Johnson. Joshua was last seen by his father at their home in the 12000 block of Wilfred on Sunday, October 15, 2018 at approximately 1:30 a.m. and discovered missing at 6:00 a.m. Joshua left the location without permission and failed to return home. Joshua has been seen in the area of 8mile / Gratiot and Neff / Harper. Joshua is 16 years old, approximately 5'9-140, light complexion, with sandy brown hair in a afro style, brown eyes, no scars marks or tattoos. He was last seen wearing a gray Banana Republic Sweatshirt, stone washed jeans, and tan Levi boots. He is known to frequent the High school on Federal in Warren and the area near Duke Ellington school in Detroit. Joshua is in good physical, unknown mental condition. If anyone has seen Joshua Johnson, they are asked to please contact the Detroit Police Department's Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5940.

Today, the United States Postal Service, Detroit District, held a special ceremony unveiling the new "Honoring First Responders" stamp. The stamp is now available at local post offices.

Captain McGinnis of the Detroit Police Department gives update on this criminal act.

Detroit, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection to a quadruple shooting that occurred on the city’s eastside. On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 4:15 p.m., Suspect # 1 – Antonio Hubbard, black male, 25 and suspect # 2, black male, tall, mid 20’s, wearing all black, were allowed into the residence located in the 19000 block of Langholm. Once inside they robbed and shot the four teenage male victims, one of them was fatally wounded. If anyone recognizes this suspect, or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

Chief Craig provided an update on a double shooting that occurred in the 6000 block of Drexel.

Project Green Light Corridor announcement.

Chief addresses Off-Duty officer arrested for felonious assault and funeral home task force.

The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating suspects wanted in connection to a non-fatal shooting that occurred on the city's east side. If anyone has any information pertaining to this incident, please contact the Detroit Police Department's Ninth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5940, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

Chief Craig addresses the recent indictment of a DPD member and overnight events.

Halloween in the D kickoff.

The Breast Cancer Awareness Vehicle will collect cash donations for the American Cancer Society tomorrow at Ford Field 4pm - 8pm.

October 22, 2018 - Detroit Police Department’s Major Violators, Gang Intel and Vice Enforcement, worked collectively and executed a narcotic search warrant at four locations simultaneously within the cities of Detroit and West Bloomfield, Michigan. The search warrants were executed at two businesses located in the 11900 block of E. Warren and two residences in West Bloomfield.

This Halloween DPD is hosting safe and fun activities at your neighborhood precinct!

Chief Craig addresses officer involved shooting in the 14900 block of Tireman on the city’s west side.