DETROIT (WXYZ) - The days and nights will be getting longer for Detroit Police Officers.
Beginning today, Detroit Police officers will move to 12-hour shifts. The move will add four hours to the eight-hour shifts officers were working.
City leaders say the change will cut down on overtime costs and put more officers on the street.
Police Chief Ralph Godbee says officers will also benefit from longer weekends.
Many officers say the move will add stress and fatigue.
The DPD officer's union will be back in court Tuesday to challenge the new 12-hour schedules.
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