DETROIT - Police are discovering better approaches to get firearms off the roads. They're utilizing new innovation in neighborhoods that are seeing a spike in shootings.

The lethal shooting of an honest spectator has hit a sore spot in the community.

Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets
Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets

Morgan Dawkin's passing held the consideration of Detroit's Board of Police Commissioners. They said savage wrongdoing is wild and they need to understand what the Detroit Police Department will do about it.

Assistant Chief Todd Bettison said the division will stop the viciousness and innovation is assisting them with doing it.

Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets
Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets

The city's ShotSpotter program incorporates sensors that recognize discharges. The warning gets cops to the area quicker and it assists them with getting the firearms off the streets.

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Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets
Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets

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Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets
Detroit police look to new technology to help get guns off the streets