DPD to partner with private social media site

Posted at 5:10 AM, Dec 15, 2015

The Detroit Police Department is on a mission to improve communication.

Today, Chief James Craig will announce the department's partnership with Nextdoor. The free private social media site lets police to communicate with Detroiters.

Craig says it will build stronger, safer communities.

Nextdoor allows DPD to alert residents about break-ins, events and more.