A parole board granted the release of former Greece police chief Merritt Rahn.
In a decision following an interview last week, the board recommended Rahn's release.
He can be released from December 19th, pending a field investigation.
Rahn was convicted of several crimes including official misconduct and falsifying business records. He was sentenced to 1 2/3 to 5 years in prison for the crimes. Rahn had been serving the past 2 1/2 years in prison.