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Former JPD officer gets 25 months for bribery

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Former Jackson Police Officer Tony Davis, of Clinton, was sentenced to 25 months in federal prison for bribery Tuesday. He was also ordered to pay a $5,000.00 fine.

Davis pled guilty to the bribery charge in December, 2013, admitting that, while employed as a Patrol Sergeant with the Jackson Police Department in 2010, he offered to pay another Jackson Police Officer $10,000 if he would assist him in disposing of an outstanding drug charge against a defendant Davis knew.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jerry Rushing.

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