Rogue Camden officer continues to collect disability pension [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
|By Joseph A. Gambardello, The Philadelphia Inquirer|
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He pleaded guilty to conspiracy in
All along Morris has been collecting a
"The board typically weighs a wide range of factors in making a decision in this type of case, including the seriousness of the offense and the officer's prior service record, in making a decision," Quinn wrote in an e-mail.
Reached by phone, Morris, who has not yet started serving his sentence, said he had no comment.
"It is strictly a state matter," said
Morris was on the force for 23 years and was known as the "Terminator" for his prodigious arrest record.
Because of his misconduct and that of three fellow officers who also were convicted, prosecutors had to drop charges or have convictions overturned for 200 people arrested by them.
Last week, Camden reached a
Morris cooperated with authorities in the trial of two of the officers, one of whom,
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