(KCEN) -- A former North Texas police officer who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges is being sentenced to 15 years in federal prison.

Forty-seven-year-old Phillip Woolery plead guilty in march to production of child pornography and possession of child pornography.

Woolery, who also was fined $5,000.

He was a Grapevine officer for 17 years when he was arrested last October at home.

He was fired in November.