Detroit Police Chief Issues '2014 Plan of Action'

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Chief James Craig has placed a 10-percent drop in overall crime, 5-minute response time for priority calls to 911 and more solved homicides among this year's goals for Detroit's police force.
Craig released his 2014 Plan of Action on Thursday and is making it available to residents on the city's website.
The department also will hire 150 new officers by mid-year and deploy detectives in each of the city's 12 police precincts.
Craig reported last week that violent and property crimes dropped in 2013 by about 7 percent each. Police response time was cut to about eight minutes.
Investigators now close about half the city's murder cases. Craig wants the clearance rate for homicides up to at least 70 percent.
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