Detroit gets ready for their 4th of July celebrations.
The City Council approved an agreement Tuesday that allows outside law agencies to help patrol next week’s fireworks and enacted a curfew for teenagers attending the event….
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing invited area residents downtown Monday night for a “safe” holiday celebration. “I want everyone to come to downtown Detroit and enjoy the fireworks and be assured that we will provide a safe and wholesome environment for this regional family event,” Bing said in a statement.
This message from the mayor stands in contrast to a somewhat ominous statement made last week by Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee in which he warned of possible violence — saying it’s been rumored that “gang members have some intentions” regarding this year’s show…..