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Former officer sentenced in civil rights case

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Posted: Aug 19, 2010 7:07 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Aug 19, 2010 4:04 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Patterson, police, officer, convicted, misdemeanor, civil, rights, violation, prison

A former Patterson police officer convicted in September 2009 of a misdemeanor civil rights violation has been sentenced to one year in federal prison.

Jeffrey Jermaine Prince is convicted of sexually assaulting a woman in May 2008 when she arrived at the Patterson Jail to visit her brother, who was being held at the time.

Prince was also sentenced to 1-year supervised release following his prison term and to pay a $2,500 fine.

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