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LAPD Officer and His Adult Son Charged in Child-Porn Case

October 13, 2009  | 

A veteran Los Angeles Police Department officer has been charged with possessing pornographic images of children.

John Deegan, 54, a patrol officer assigned to the LAPD's Central Division, was charged by a federal grand jury with two counts of possession of child pornography, according to a copy of an indictment filed in U.S. District Court.

The indictment also includes two charges of possession of child pornography against Deegan's 25-year-old son, Jonathon.

Both turned themselves in to authorities Oct. 5, when they were formally arrested and charged, law enforcement officials said.

Read Full Story at LATimes.com

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karl holmstrom @ 10/14/2009 4:03 PM

very informative, but disturbing for me and many like me, I am a retired LAPD detective and it's shameful these Ofcrs tarnished our badge. This is the first time I have ever heard of a father and son on the job being charnge with such a crime. Very sad day indeed.

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