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Cop Sentenced 10 Years in Jail for Assaulting Children While on Duty

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Not above the law.

Few things are worse than people using their positions of power or trust to take advantage of others. This fact is especially worse when the authority figure is a cop—somebody who has sworn to protect all members of society. Worst of all, the victims in this case were children.

Former police Sergeant Lawrence Woods of Flint, Michigan was finally sentenced after it came to light that he had sexually molested and raped numerous women and children over the course of several years during his decades-long tenure with the Flint Police Department.

Though the victims were numerous and many of them had stayed quiet for twenty years, it all started when two brave women came forward.

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Source: NBC

Here's how it all started