John Tully graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in May 2008. After a summer internship at THe Washington Times in Washington, D.C., he joined the photo staff of the Midland Daily News in Midland, Michigan to focus on community journalism and grow as a photojournalist. While in Michigan, he began working on projects for The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Times focusing on the economy and the Detroit auto industry. Currently, he is a staff photojournalist at the Concord Monitor looking forward to the next presidential primaries while covering slice-of-life throughout the community through both daily and long-term projects. Thank you for looking. additional slide: D Town Auto additional slide 3: Last Straw Young professionals sought after to rebuild the city of Detroit are leaving in waves due to a high crime rate and ofren slow response times from a police department that faces continuous budget cuts, staff reductions and are spread thin responding to the more violent crimes, leaving neighborhoods often harassed by the same perpetrators.