Dorsey is one of the detectives stationed at the the 29th Precinct Police Station in Harlem. When Dorsey's friend and mentor, Jackie Albini, was murdered seemingly by Luke Cage, Dorsey sought to bring Cage to justice, which soon led to him losing his temper and beating Lonnie Wilson while questioning him about Cage.
Hunt for Luke Cage
Interrogation of Lonnie Wilson
Detective Dorsey was set to interrogating Lonnie Wilson. The man questioned Wilson's relation to Luke Cage and where he was. When Dorsey told him that he was wanted for the murder of Cornell Stokes and Jackie Albini, Wilson did not believe this to be true and made attempts to leave the station. Soon, the interrogation became violent, Dorsey having assaulted the child until his co-workers restrained him and Priscilla Ridley suspended him without pay.