The former cop is the eighth of the 20 defendants to have been sentenced.
On Tuesday, Then was sentenced today to six months in prison for concealing the assault of an attempted suicide victim by another police officer at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.
Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."
Over 80 local law enforcement agencies, from over a dozen states, have agreed to share license plate location information with ICE.
“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”
Vallejo police have begun an internal affairs investigation, and placed David McLaughlin on paid leave Monday.