Ex-San Diego Officer Weeps After Being Sentenced to Jail for Sexually Assaulting Women on the Job

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A former San Diego police officer was sentenced Friday to serve one year in jail for sexually assaulting women while on duty.

Ex-officer Christopher Hays, 30, wept as his wife, Erika, burst into loud sobbing and expressions of disbelief when the sentence was announced by Superior Court Judge Charles Rogers.

Hays, an officer for four years when he resigned after his arrest in February, pleaded guilty to one count of felony false imprisonment and two counts of misdemeanor assault and battery under color of authority.

The charges involved touching women inappropriately and for sexual gratification during pat-downs.

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