04/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NYPD's 'Mafia Cops' Sentenced To Life For Mob Killings

Two former New York Police Department detectives were sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday for operating as Mafia hit men while employed by the NYPD.

Louis Eppolito, 60, and Stephen Caracappa, 67, who spent a combined 44 years on the force and once worked as partners, were found guilty in April 2006 of engaging in racketeering.

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