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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Philadelphia Police Officer Charged With Distribution of Child Pornography

PHILADELPHIA - James Strohm, 47, a Philadelphia police officer and resident of Philadelphia, was charged today by Complaint and Warrant with distribution and attempted distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney William M. McSwain.  If convicted of this offense the defendant faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years’ incarceration.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Meaghan A. Flannery.

An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Contact: 
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 Jennifer Crandall Media Contact 215-861-8300
Updated April 24, 2019