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TV crews banned from ride-alongs after 7-year-old killed during raid

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has banned reality television crews from tagging along with police after TV cameras accompanied officers on a raid in which a 7-year-old girl was shot dead.

Bing says he also has chided Police Chief Warren Evans for not telling him that he was permitting TV cameras on raids.

The Detroit News reports Bing saying Monday that Deputy Mayor Saul Green is helping Evans to tone down his aggressive policing style, and that the police chief remains "part of the solution" to the city's crime problem. Evans reports to Green.

Evans declined comment. Green was not immediately available for comment.

Cameras from the reality crime show "The First 48" were present during the May 16 raid in which a police bullet killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones.

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