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Former Boston officer sentenced to 11 years

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By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / July 30, 2008

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A former Boston police officer was sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison yesterday for conspiring to extort $265,000 on behalf of Colombian drug dealers while in uniform, one of a series of recent corruption scandals in the Police Department. (Full article: 376 words)

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