U.S. Capitol Police Officer Sentenced to 15 Years for Producing Child Pornography
Greenbelt, Maryland - U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. sentenced Michael Malloy, age 36, of Bryans Road, Maryland today to 15 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release following his conviction by a federal jury of enticing a minor female to engage in sexually explicit conduct to produce child pornography, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein.
“As this case demonstrates, anyone who takes pornographic photographs or video recordings has an obligation first to determine that the person being photographed is an adult,” said U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein.
According to trial testimony, on at least two occasions between September and December of 2005, Malloy enticed a female under the age of 16 to engage in sexual intercourse at his residence. On at least one occasion, Malloy used a video camera to produce a videotape of that conduct. A search of his residence on August 1, 2006 revealed a videotape depicting such conduct. Malloy was a sergeant with the U.S. Capitol Police during this time.
Malloy is facing charges in the District of Columbia Superior Court for sexual assault.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the investigative work performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant U.S. Attorney Michele W. Sartori, who prosecuted the case.