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    Under funding from Detroit Public Safety Foundation, Ceasefire Detroit is active in two districts under National Network advising.

Detroit


Under funding from Detroit Public Safety Foundation, Ceasefire Detroit is active in two districts under National Network advising. Ceasefire Detroit launched with a call-in during summer 2013. With the project direction of Saul Green, former deputy mayor of Detroit and current Senior Counsel at Miller Canfield, the city's partnership has continued conducting call-ins and enhancing the law enforcement, community moral voice, and help components of the strategy since then.



News & Updates

Former Detroit gang member now a gang peacemaker

April 2016  |  Spokesman Recorder   

"Ray Winans, once affectionately known as “Killer Ray,” is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit — one gang member at a time. The 37-year-old former gang member is an unconventional activist who mediates among gangs, police and federal prosecutors while encouraging young Black men to end their lives of crime and hand their guns over to officials."

Tags: Detroit Group Violence Intervention Support and Outreach

After one year on the job, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the department is turning around

July 2014  |  Michigan Radio  

Prior to his return to the department a year ago, Police Chief James Craig began his career in law enforcement in Detroit in 1977 and has since then served in Los Angeles and Cincinnati.  "We need to drive the message. We need to tell the story. We need to talk about our crime reduction efforts. We need to talk about the community’s perception,” Craig said. 

Tags: Detroit Group Violence Intervention

“Ceasefire Detroit” Aims to Curb Violence in Detroit

September 2013  |  The Craig Fahle Show  

Craig Fahle speaks with Saul Green, former Detroit Deputy Mayor and Director of Ceasefire Detroit, responsible for implementing and overseeing the results of the program in Detroit. 

Tags: Detroit Group Violence Intervention

Targeting Violent Crime

March 2013  |  Metro Times  

Detroit Ceasefire offers new tactics against gangs and violence

Tags: Detroit

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