(Updated 6:08 p.m.) Former Lt. Billy White, the center of a New Haven police corruption scandal, was sentenced to 38 months in prison Monday, despite emotional testimony about his years of public service.

Judge Janet Arterton handed down the sentence, which also included two years of supervised release, in U.S. District Court in New Haven. The courthouse was mobbed with supporters and reporters; the crowd spilled out into the hallway.

In addition to his prison sentence, White was ordered to pay $15,505 in restitution. he was fined $20,000, and he has to forfeit $10,200 in bribes he accepted from local bail bondsmen.

Click here to continue reading Paul’s report.