April 20, 2014 at 1:00 am

Continuing coverage: The crime crisis in Detroit

The embattled Detroit Police Department is on the brink of its worst crisis, Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee says. With an 18 percent budget cut for the police department in the wings, "We're at a tipping point in Detroit this is probably the most challenging time in the city's history," Godbee said. This occasional series examines crime in Detroit, its impact on the region and the struggle to find solutions.