12 years for ex-Chicago cop in corruption case
'I did become a corrupt police officer,' Jerome Finnigan said
By Frank Main
CHICAGO — Former Chicago cop Jerome Finnigan was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday after he admitted: "I did become a corrupt police officer."
Dressed in an orange jail uniform, Finnigan said he and other rogue cops were following the "code of the street" when they ripped off drug dealers of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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