|Mandarino, right, his victim Ronald Bell, left|
Former Streamwood, Illinois police officer James Mandarino, 42, faced up to 5 years in prison but, His Honor,Cook County Judge Thomas P. Fecarotta said incarceration would not be appropriate.
“Jail time would be more about revenge and less about justice,” Judge Fecarotta said. Nice reasoning.
Mr. Bell's crime, um a traffic stop.
At this link, The Chicago Sun-Times account of the sentencing.