FORMER MEMPHIS POLICE OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY AND BRIBERY
Memphis, Tenn- Timothy Green, 45, of Memphis, a former lieutenant with the Memphis Police
Department, pleaded guilty today in federal court to felony conspiracy and bribery charges. Green had been charged with conspiring with two other officers to accept thousands of dollars in payments from
representatives of a local night club for performing or failing to perform official duties as members of the
Memphis Police Department.
During the plea hearing, Green admitted that beginning in January 2010, he would collect cash payments
from representatives of a local Memphis nightclub on behalf of himself and two other Memphis Police
Officers, Christopher Crawford and Michael Young. In return for the payments Green, Crawford, and
Young would give warnings to the nightclub when undercover officers from the Memphis Police
Department planned to conduct investigations on the premises. Christopher Crawford, 35, and Michael
Young, 36, both of Memphis, pled guilty in February.
Green, Crawford and Young face a maximum of 10 years in prison.
This case was investigated by the Tarnished Badge Task Force which is comprised of the Federal Bureau
of Investigation, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Memphis Police Department. The case was
prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Brian Coleman and Steve Parker.