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Ex-Detroit cops sentenced to prison

Feb 23, 2017 - The Detroit News

Two former Detroit police officers are headed to federal prison after a judge sentenced them Wednesday for convictions in a felony extortion case.

Former Lt. David Hansberry was sentenced to 12 years and 11 months in prison and former officer Bryan Watson was sentenced to nine years in prison by U.S. District Judge Stephen J. Murphy III.

Hansberry and Watson were members of the now-disbanded narcotics unit of the Detroit Police Department when they were both accused in 2015 of carryi...