Infuriated law enforcers blasted a
Assistant District Attorney
The wheelchair-bound Veve, 36, sat in the courtroom after arriving with his wife for the sentencing.
Murrell, 17, "will not be rehabilitated by a lenient sentence," Carvajal argued, citing the defendant's 11 arrests -- including three felony robberies -- and three parole violations on those crimes.
"This would be
Veve was in a coma for four weeks, required multiple surgeries, and can no longer eat or feed himself 19 months later.
The head of the police union and the
"I've never been so angry," barked
"In four years, this potential cop killer will be back on the streets. This is outrageous."
Not even the emotional appeal of Veve's wife could sway Shillingford. The officer's injuries are so disabling that he at times doesn't recognize their daughter, said
"You can't imagine how that breaks my heart," she told the court.
Shillingford warned the two dozen police officers at the hearing to offer no response when the sentence was imposed, and the angry cops complied.
A spokesman for Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez blasted Murrell as "a danger to society" and ripped Shillingford for ignoring the entreaties of law enforcement.
"The judge should have...imposed the maximum sentence and it is regrettable that she failed to do so," said spokesman