When Detroit’s new police chief, James Craig, took over on July 1st last year he made a strong declaration that crime was going to go down on his watch:
No longer will we stand idly by as criminals run rampant and the good citizens are held captive in their own homes.
Gone are the days that a citizen calls 911 and there is no response. Gone are the days that a citizen comes to a precinct only to find that the doors are locked.
We have taken an oath to protect our citizens and protect them is what we will do.
Six months later Craig reported that criminal homicides