What is NOT explained is why and how UNNAMED DAD got custody to begin with. Nor do we know why this girl was blocked from communicating with her mother until she ran away. I have a feeling that some authorities are being protected here....
Firefighter Accused of Enslaving His Daughter and Sexually Abusing Her
Updated: Friday, 23 Dec 2011, 6:59 PM EST
Published : Friday, 23 Dec 2011, 6:33 PM EST
myFOXdetroit.com - After two years of being held captive, used as a sex slave by her own father, a 15-year old girl walks into the Romulus Police station to get help. Police say she escaped.
Now her father, a firefighter, could spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Play the video to get Amy Lange's full report.>>
"I hope to God this man never gets out of jail, " says Romulus Police Chief Robert Dickerson.
26-years on the force and Dickerson says he has never seen anything so horrific.
The 48-year-old father is accused of sexual abuse, is a trusted public servant --a firefighter with an unnamed downriver fire department for more than 16 years. He was arrested near his Romulus home, still in his firefighter uniform at the time.
The 15-year-old claims the sexual abuse started when she was just 13. Police say the man also took pornographic photos of her. They confiscated his computers, cameras, disks when they searched his home and his locker at the fire station. Lange was told he even admitted to some of what's being alleged against him.
Police say the girl had to sleep with her father , raise her younger siblings, all while going to school each day, pretending she was ok . But she had enough. She ran away to her mother, who took her to the police.
The man may be arraigned as soon as Saturday.
Chief Dickerson is urging all parents to talk to their children over this Holiday break to ind out what's really going on in their lives --at home, at school - everywhere.
And kids speak up. Dickerson says if you need to, call 911 and the police will come pick you up.