The mission of CPTA is to expose police misconduct in all of its forms and thereby demand police transparency and accountability as well as garner community support for this effort.


  • The Detroit Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability was formed after the killing of Hakim Littleton in July 2020 by Detroit Police Department officers.
  • The CPTA consists of concerned community members and organizations who demand an independent investigation into this killing as well as other instances of police misconduct in all of its forms against the residents of Wayne County.
  • The CPTA is committed to raising community awareness about police brutality, holding the DPD accountable for its actions, and demanding genuine transparency from the department.

Adopted on October 27, 2020