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‘Incredibly disturbing’: Former reserve deputy gets probation for child porn — after facing potential life term in prison

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A former reserve deputy in Oklahoma avoided prison after his conviction on a pair of child pornography charges.

Jonathan Hazer was sentenced Wednesday in Cleveland County court after pleading guilty last month to one count of aggravated possession of child pornography and possession of child pornography, but he won’t have to spend any time in prison, reported KFOR-TV.

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The 32-year-old Hazer was facing a possible life sentence for aggravated possession of child pornography and up to 20 years for possession of child pornography, and prosecutors recommended two years in prison.

Instead, the judge imposed a 10-year suspended sentence for the aggravated count and five years suspended on the second count that will run concurrently.

Hazer must comply with the terms of his probation for 10 years or risk going to prison.

The state cannot appeal the sentence, and prosecutors and victim’s advocates are disappointed with the punishment.

“Incredibly disturbing,” said Stacy McNeiland, CEO of the Care Center in Oklahoma City. “Likely, those images will never go away, and they will circulate the dark webs or inter webs for years and years and years so every child, every image of that child continues to be re-victimized every single time it’s viewed.”

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Norman police found several images of child pornography on Hazer’s iPad and laptop, which were seized in February.

Hazer served as an unpaid Cleveland County sheriff’s reserve deputy from 2014 to 2016.

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