October 15, 2011
Facts (see news article cited directly above):
- The cop admitted to seeking out images of incest, especially involving fathers and daughters.
- The judge could have sentenced the cop to as much as 20 years in prison.
- But, the judge cited the cop’s service as a police officer as one reason for the shorter sentence.
- Equal justice under the law? NOPE.
- Persons who commit crimes against law enforcement officers receive enhanced sentences.
- Accordingly, law enforcement officers who commit crimes should receive enhanced sentences.