CRIME: A Sad Day for Detroit's Finest

CRIME A Sad Day for Detroit's Finest

When Detroit police chief William Hart and his former deputy were indicted last February for stealing $2.6 million from the city, it seemed that the troubled department had nowhere to go but up. Wrong. Last week, after an eight-month FBI investigation, 11 current and former police officers and five civilians were charged in a scheme to provide protection for drug dealers and money launderers. Among those arrested: Mayor Coleman Young's niece Cathy Volsan-Curry and her father, Willie Clyde Volsan Jr. The pair allegedly introduced the cops to undercover FBI agents posing as drug dealers.

The FBI, which videotaped the sting operation,...

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