Former Memphis police lieutenant gets 4 years in federal prison in bribe case

It took two tries for former Memphis police lieutenant Timothy Green to convince a court that he accepted responsibility for taking bribes, but at the end of a lengthy sentencing hearing he still received more than four years in prison.

Green was a 25-year veteran of the department when he and two patrolmen were caught taking payoffs from a rough Hickory Hill nightclub in exchange for tip-offs when undercover officers would be coming to the club.


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