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‘Law & Order’ Director Resigns From DGA After Child Porn Arrest

TV director Jace Alexander has resigned from his position as second vice president of the Directors Guild of America following his July 29 arrest in connection with the possession and file-sharing of child pornography.

The DGA said Monday that it will elect a new second vice president at its October national board meeting.

Alexander has been charged with one count of promoting a sexual performance by a child and one count of possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child, facing a maximum of seven years in state prison.

After a Westchester County D.A.’s office investigator downloaded child pornography from an IP address in Westchester County, authorities determined that the IP address came from Alexander’s home. Police then executed a search warrant on Alexander’s home, finding digital files of children less than 16 years of age in child pornography on computers and hard drives.

Alexander posted $10,000 bail last week and is expected in court on Nov. 19.

Along with directing more than 30 episodes of “Law & Order,” Alexander also worked on “The Blacklist,” “The Practice,” “Rescue Me” and, most recently, “Coop.”

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