Rogue Philly officer gets 30 years for robbery, home invasion


By Nathan Gorenstein
Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A former Philadelphia police officer convicted of robbing a drug dealer and participating in a home invasion was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison.

The rogue officer, Malik Snell, was denounced by the judge, prosecutors, and city officials. The police commissioner sent a letter promising to melt Snell's badge "into a lump of metal."

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