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Detroit mayor bans reality crews from filming police raids

Detroit mayor Dave Bing has placed a ban on reality shows following cops on police raids. The move comes in the aftermath of a raid that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old girl. A camera crew for The First 48 had been following the special-response team that was involved in the raid.
May 27, 2010

Detroit mayor Dave Bing has placed a ban on reality shows following cops on police raids. The move comes in the aftermath of a raid that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old girl. A camera crew for The First 48 had been following the special-response team that was involved in the raid.

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