Take him to ... Detroit!
It's Detroit. The surprise would have been if he wasn't taking bribes. The real surprise is just how cheaply he sold out.
The former head of IT for the US city of Detroit will spend the next 20 months behind bars for taking bribes while he was in office. Charles Dodd had served as director of the city's Departmental Technology Services (DTS) from 2014 to 2016, during which time he bagged nearly $30,000 in bungs from tech companies. He pleaded …
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Detroit has been destroyed under poor leadership for the past 40 years.
It's had more than its share of educators and over paid city employees who have done some pretty outrageous crimes. Usually, they don't get very harsh sentences. This doesn't seem to be an exemption.
Whomever stated Detroit isn't a large city should really learn to at least consult the "google' and spend 10 minutes educating themselves. The entire Detroit-Windsor area is quite populated.
Also, most of the "abandoned" buildings and s-hole areas have been demolished and corporations are beginning to move back to Detroit. Don't you just hate people who only 'relay' bad information, instead of having the brain power to do their own fact checking?
Although it's far from being anything spectacular, it's still better than NYC, Chicago, Cleveland and other cities with abandoned, s-hole neighborhoods.
I did Google it, and got an answer of 672,795 people.
I am aware that the metropolitan area has a population of 4.3m, which is quite big, but not relevant in terms of contracts with Detroit City Council. Windsor, while very nearby on the other side of the river, is in Canada, and particularly not relevant to the discussion at hand.
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