Former Phoenix police detective gets 23-year prison term in sex case

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Phoenix police detective who pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Phoenix police detective who pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

The sentence imposed Monday on 47-year-old Christopher J. Wilson by a Maricopa County Superior Court judge was part of a plea deal with prosecutors.

Wilson also faces lifetime probation.

He pleaded guilty Jan. 26 to two counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of attempt to commit sexual conduct with a minor.

The 13-year police veteran was charged with 10 counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

Wilson was arrested after investigators learned of an alleged sexual encounter involving underage boys.

Wilson was the Police Department's appointed outreach officer to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community.


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