Cop found guilty as drug courier

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IN THE end, a Man­hat­tan cop’s badge didn’t help her beat a drug traf­fick­ing rap.

NYPD Of­fi­cer Nysia Stroud was con­victed Thurs­day of drug possession and of­fi­cial mis­con­duct.

It took a Man­hat­tan Supreme Court jury about an hour to find her guilty.

Stroud, 30, of­fered her po­lice shield as pro­tec­tion to a woman she thought was a part-time drug courier.

In re­al­ity, that woman was an un­der­cover cop pos­ing as a Bronx hair­dresser with an il­le­gal side gig. The un­der­cover of­fi­cer, who used the name Lisa, be­friended Stroud and con­vinced her to help de­liver drugs be­tween April and June 2017.

Stroud was paid be­tween $250 and $1,000 for the trips be­tween Wash­ing­ton Heights and W. 96th St.

Her at­tor­ney ar­gued that the NYPD planted an at­trac­tive les­bian un­der­cover who was Stroud’s “type” to flirt with her and con her into mak­ing il­licit drops.

An NYPD spokes­woman said Stroud, who has seven years on the job, is sus­pended pend­ing ter­mi­na­tion.

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