Robocop statue: Mayor Dave Bing tweeted that the Robocop statue is not in his plans, but that only fueled the fire on Twitter.
That response from his office to the idea left on Bing's Twitter page spurred some online debate. "RoboCop" on Tuesday was a top trending topic on Twitter.
Some tweets — either genuine or tongue-in-cheek — say a statue of the metal alloy-encased cyborg from the 1987 science fiction movie would help bring visitors into the city.
Others argue such a statue would play to the perception that Detroit is plagued by crime and violence.