New York

Jorge Arbaje-Diaz, Legendarily Crooked Cop, Gets 20 Years for Sticking Up Gangs

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Former NYPD officer Jorge Arbaje-Diaz was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for living his life like Denzel Washington in Training Day. The cop would wear his uniform and use his badge and gun to rob gangs of epic amounts of drugs and profit. The judge in the case rejected a plea deal that would’ve given Arbaje-Diaz only 10 years because of the dirty officer’s “untrammeled, unlimited, unchecked greed” and violation of public trust. Arbaje-Diaz also held “children at gunpoint,” the Post reports. “You are the poster boy for a sentence that will deter others from the kinds of acts you engaged in,” said the judge. From 2003-2008, Arbaje-Diaz stole over 1,650 pounds of cocaine and $4 million from dealers. [NYP]