Statement on Lawsuit Against Unlawful Shotspotter Contract

Detroiters have made themselves clear to City Council: we want to live in safe and vibrant communities with proven solutions for public safety, not bogus ones like more surveillance and policing.

Today, the Detroit Justice Center, Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice, and Schulz Law PLC filed a lawsuit against the Detroit City Council’s unlawful Shotspotter expenditures, an unproven and wasteful surveillance technology.

Our statement: