Chattanoogan.com is reporting former Chattanooga Police Officer Brian Moody III  is to serve 24 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography as sentenced by Judge Sandy Mattice. The maximum punishment Moody would face was 10 years in federal prison.

Attorney Lee Davis said a motion was filed and approved that lowered the term from 33-41 months to 24.

Moody is now in both private and group counseling to deal with the issue. And he said he has gotten his forklift operation certificate and obtained other employment says Davis.

Moody is to report to prison on July 11.