'Law & Order' director Jace Alexander sentenced to 10 years probation in child porn case

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'Law & Order' Director Gets 10 Years Probation For Child Porn

Jason "Jace" Alexander, a director whose credits include several episodes of "Law & Order," has been sentenced to 10 years probation after pleading guilty to child pornography charges earlier this year.

Alexander, 52, must also register as a sex offender in New York, a court ruled Tuesday. He had faced up to seven years in prison.

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He was arrested last summer in Westchester County after officials found digital pornography files on computers and external hard drives at his Dobbs Ferry home. The files showed children younger than 16 years of age engaged in child pornography, authorities have said.

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Jason 'Jace' Alexander in this mugshot released by the Westchester County District Attorney on July 29, 2015. (Photo via Westchester County District Attorney)
BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY - OCTOBER 07: Jace Alexander attends the Screen Actors Guild Foundation Inaugural New York Golf Classic at Trump National Golf Club Westchester on October 7, 2013 in Briarcliff Manor, New York. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for SAG Foundation)
LAW & ORDER -- 'House Calls' Episode 21 -- Aired 05/07/2003 -- Pictured: Jerry Orbach as Detective Lennie Briscoe (left) and Director as Jace Alexander (right) -- Photo by: Will Hart/NBCU Photo Bank
NANTUCKET, MA - JUNE 27: Maddie Corman, Jace Alexander and Tom Gilroy attend The 18th Annual Nantucket Film Festival on June 27, 2013 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Nantucket Film Festival)
LONG ISLAND CITY - NOVEMBER 30: 'Butterfly Effect' -- Poppy Montgomery discusses a scene with director Jace Alexander on the set of UNFORGETTABLE, Tuesday, Jan 3(10:00 - 11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Heather Wines/CBS via Getty Images)
Jace Alexander during 11th Annual Nantucket Film Festival - NBC Universal Screenwriters Tribute to Steve Martin - June 18, 2005 at Sconset Casino in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States. (Photo by Gail Oskin/WireImage)
NEW YORK - MAY 10: (L-R) Jace Alexander and wife Maddie Cornman pose at a cocktail hour held before 'Our Time Theatre Company's 2nd Annual Benefit Gala' honoring Dr. Alan Rabinowitz May 10, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Kent/Getty Images)
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The district attorney's office said at the time that an investigator downloaded child porn from an IP address in Westchester County, which an investigation revealed was assigned to Alexander's home.

In addition to 32 episodes of "Law & Order," Alexander's credits include "Rescue Me," "Royal Pains" "The Blacklist" and "I Just Want My Pants Back."

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