Cincinnati police chief James Craig has been officially offered the job as chief of the Detroit Police Department, according to WDIV-TV. The station also reports that Mr. Craig has accepted the position. It's not clear at this time exactly when he will assume his new duties in Detroit.
Mr. Craig is a Detroit native who rose to the rank of captain with the Los Angeles Police Department before retiring. He previously served as chief of the Portland Police Department where he implemented that department's first strategic plan before moving to the Cincinnati Police Department.