"Sexual abuse in prison is distressingly common: the Justice Department estimated that more than 217,000 prisoners, including at least 17,000 juveniles, were raped or sexually abused in America in 2008. A total of 12% of juvenile detainees, 4.4% of prison inmates and 3.1% of jail inmates (in American terminology, prisons hold long-term convicts; jails hold people awaiting trial or serving short sentences) surveyed between 2008 and 2009 reported being forced into sex. And that is the number of people, not incidents; most victims are abused more than once. More inmates reported being abused by staff than by other inmates. Sex between guards and inmates is illegal in all 50 states."The Economist, May 5, 2011
Despite the number of inmates who are raped by their keepers, there are those who believe that this type of behavior is "rare." In 2009, a Dallas, Iowa (not Texas) County Jail Official was charged with raping a female inmate. Kevin Paul Hines was charged with felony sex abuse. Coming to his defense, Louisa County Sheriff Curt Braby, president of the Iowa State Sheriffs and Deputies Association, said such crimes are “very, very rare.” Well, if you can call 217,000 a year rapes of inmates by corrections officer, "rare," I wonder what you would call that many victims of human trafficking? I mean, the US Government reported that it had opened 2,515 suspected incidents of human trafficking between January 2008 and June 2010- two and a half years... and for this, they want to shut down adult ads on classified websites... but if there are 217,000 inmates rapes, such rapes are "rare"?
Here is a list of rapist corrections officers and other law enforcement rapists which we are attempting to verify through google searches to add the links.
If you find the original articles, please send me the links at normaja [at] webuniverse.net
Inmate rape by male and female officers is a huge problem and one that needs to be considered by all those who demand that we continue arresting sex workers for their own good.
Links to US Government/ Academic/ News Reports on inmate rape by corrections officers and jail guards:
Juveniles: (published January 2010):
Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09
Source of information below:An End to Silence
THIS LIST COVERS 2007 to 2010
Gibbs ordered to serve 15 more years for jail assaults KXMB News 12 By Associated Press December 20, 2007 Former Barnes County jail officer Moe Gibbs has been sentenced to 25 years in prison with 10 suspended for assaulting female inmates at the facility and 20 years with eight suspended for the rape of a Fargo woman. Female Inmates Claim Sex Abuse By Prison Guards KIRO News 7 December 19, 2007 The Washington Department of Corrections has begun an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by as many as 10 officers that have reportedly traded sex for privileges with female inmates at the Women's Correctional Center. Former prison guard gets jail time for sex with inmate Pocono Record By Andrew Scott December 18, 2007 Former Monroe County Correctional Facility officer Mark Gutshall has been sentenced to twenty three months in jail after pleading guilty to institutional sexual assault for having consensual sex with a female inmate at the facility. Ex-officers guilty of sex count The Republican By Buffy Spencer December 11, 2007 Former Hampden County Correctional Center officers Stanford Norman and Brian K. Murphy have been found guilty of having sex with female inmates while employed at the facility. Utah jail guards disciplined for inappropriate contact ABC News 4 By Jill Atwood December 9, 2007 Sexual misconduct and inappropriate contact with county jail and Utah state prison inmates has led to the suspension and dismissal of several jail guards and other law enforcement officers. 7 sue firm, cite abuse by guard at TYC facility The Dallas Morning News By Holly Becka December 6, 2007 Seven young men formerly in custody at the Coke County Juvenile Justice Center have filed a lawsuit against GEO Group Inc. due to alleged abuse by a registered sex offender who worked for the company as a night-shift guard. 'Feminine' inmates criticize jail's 'protective' isolation Sun-Sentinel By Michael Mayo December 6, 2007 In a letter to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 10 homosexual male inmates at the Broward County jail have described being isolated from the general population for their feminine characteristics as humiliating and discriminatory. Former Athens Police officer charged with felony sexual abuse The News Courier By Jean Cole December 5, 2007 Former Athens Police officer Arthur Gooch has been charged with first degree sexual abuse and released from Huntsville City jail after posting a $5,000 bond.
Ex-DPC aide admits having sex at center The News Journal By Lee Williams November 28, 2007 Former Delaware Psychiatric Center attendant Woods Etherington Jr. has pled guilty to one count of having sex in a detention facility, and one count of patient abuse after being charged with raping and abusing a patient in his care. Spokane Co. prosecutor won't charge officer accused of rape The Seattle Post-Intelligencer By Associated Press November 20, 2007 Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker says he has declined to file criminal charges against Detective Jason Uberuaga who has been accused of rape. St. Lucie juvenile guard accused of sexual assault Palm Beach Post By Paul Quinlan November 19, 2007 St. Lucie County's juvenile detention center private security guard Leroy Masters has been charged with sexual assault for allegedly following a female employee into a restroom and forcing himself on her. For more information on this article click here. Corrections officer accused of inmate sex Appeal Democrat By Rob Young November 17, 2007 Leo Chesney Community Correctional Facility for women officer Mark Steven Susoeff has been accused of having sex with a inmate on two occasions. Jail Guards Arrested for Sexual Assault WHSV News 3 By Meg Gatto November 16, 2007 Former Middle River Regional Jail officers James Pysell and Tracy Smith have been charged with having inappropriate sexual relations with inmates at the facility. Priest Pleads Guilty To Sex With Inmates WTAE News 4 By Associated Press November 15, 2007 Former Fort Worth women's federal prison chaplain Vincent Inametti has pled guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of a ward for having sex with two inmates at the facility. Former officer sentenced to one year in jail for sex with inmate NTV By Associated Press November 15, 2007 Former Franklin police officer Matthew Bower has been sentenced to one year in jail after pleading no contest to one count of second degree sexual abuse of an inmate and one count of official misconduct for sexually abusing a female inmate at the Franklin County Jail. Corrections officer indicted for alleged tryst with inmate Today's Sunbeam By Randall Clark November 15, 2007 Salem County Correctional Facility officer Kimberly Miller has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly engaging in a six month sexual relationship earlier this year with an inmate under her supervision. Corrections Officer And Inmate Plan To Wed KIRO News 7 November 13, 2007 Former Pierce County jail officer Sara Camarillo is attempting to arrange a marriage between her and inmate Jimi James Hamilton. Ex-guard Simpson pleads no contest in prison sex scandal Pocono Record November 8, 2007 Former Monroe County correctional officer Dana Simpson has pled no contest to a charge of having sexual contact with inmates. County Jail officer convicted of engaging in sexual activity with inmate San Luis Obispo By Leslie Parrilla November 1, 2007 Former San Luis Obispo County Jail officer Steven Edward Irysh has pled no contest to engaging in sexual activity with a female inmate while employed at the facility.
Ex-guard pleads guilty to bribery, sex Richmond Times-Dispatch By Tom Campbell October 31, 2007 Former Petersburg Federal Correctional Center officer Alfreda Best has pled guilty to bribery and having sex with an inmate for repeatedly engaging in oral sex with inmate Rodney Simmons and being paid by an inmate to supply contraband. Correctional officer pleads guilty to bribery, carnal knowledge WDBJ News 7 By Associated Press October 30, 2007 Former Petersburg federal prison correctional officer Alfreda Best has pled guilty to accepting bribes from inmates and engaging in oral sex with an inmate at the facility. Guards Punished After Lesbian Inmate Wedding The Ledger October 25, 2007 The Florida Department of Corrections has disciplined eight correctional officers for their part in a what was described as a lesbian inmate wedding ceremony at Lowell Correctional Institution. Three ex-guards cop pleas in jail scandal Pocono Record By Andrew Scott October 24, 2007 Three former Monroe County jail officers charged with their involvement in providing contraband to and having sexual contact with inmates at the facility have accepted plea agreements in return for testifying against four other officers. Eight no longer work at prison following accusations of abuse The Examiner By Bill Myers & Scott McCabe October 23, 2007 Four Washington D.C. Jail officers have resigned and four others have been suspended after being accused of improperly strip searching an inmate. Jail officer allegedly flashed inmate San Luis Obispo By Leslie Parrilla October 21, 2007 Former San Luis Obispo County Jail officer Steven Edward Irysh has been charged with indecent exposure and engaging in sexual activity with a confined person for allegedly exposing himself to a female inmate and having her expose herself in exchange for candy bars and other favors. Worker charged with sex abuse of female prisoners Arizona Daily Star By Dale Quinn October 16, 2007 Pima County jail health care employee Christopher Erin Johnston has been charged with five counts of sexual abuse and five counts of unlawful sexual conduct for allegedly sexually abusing female i nmates at the facility. Barren County Deputy Jailer Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges WBKO October 15, 2007 Barren County deputy jailer Ricardo "Ricky" Huffman has been charged with tampering with physical evidence, sexual abuse second-degree and official misconduct for allegedly having sex with an inmate at the facility. Corrections Officer Facing Sexual Abuse Charges WKYT News 57 By Angela Sparkman October 15, 2007 Otter Creek Correctional Facility officer George Hale has been charged with second degree sexual abuse and promoting contraband for allegedly having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a female inmate. Girl alleges sex abuse in Texas prison Chicago Tribune By Howard Witt October 9, 2007 A female juvenile in custody at the Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex has accused male officer Jaime Segura of watching her shower and touching her inappropriately. Prison nurse fired The Times-Tribune By Borys Krawczeniuk October 2, 2007 A Lackawanna County Prison nurse has been recently fired for allegedly having a sexual relationship with an inmate at the facility. Former correctional officer charged with sexual assault WEAN News 8 October 1, 2007 Former Burnet County Jail officer Thomas Joe Pheifer has been charged with sexual assault for the alleged abuse of an inmate at the facility.
Female prison guard from Kingston resigns after rape arrest Daily Freeman By Hank Gross September 28, 2007 Former Downstate Correctional Facility officer Marcy Brodhead has been charged with rape, committing a criminal sexual act, official misconduct and promoting prison contraband for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a male inmate at the facility and providing him with marijuana. FCI guard sentenced for sex with inmate News-Times September 28, 2007 Former Danbury Federal Correctional Institution officer Scott Frank has been sentenced to one month in prison for having a sexual relationship with an inmate at the women's facility. Upon completion of his sentence, he will be placed on five years of supervised release, the first five months of which he must spend at home being electronically monitored. The sentence also includes 200 hours of community service and he will be required to register as a sex offender. Guard convicted of sexual contact with inmate is off probation The Star-Ledger By Judith Lucas September 27, 2007 Former Union County correctional officer Sean Higgins has been released from a two year probation sentence for pleading guilty to having sexual contact with an inmate after only two months. County jails in Maine, NH ignore federal anti-rape law MSNBC By Robert M. Cook September 24, 2007 Officials from several New Hampshire and Maine county jails have stated that they currently have no plans to implement Prison Rape Elimination Act standards by the federal compliance deadline due to reasons ranging from a lack of funding to claims that they already have sufficient policies in place. Pierce County Jail Officer Accused Of Sex With Inmate KIRO News 7 September 21, 2007 A female Pierce County Jail correctional officer has been charged with custodial sexual misconduct for allegedly having sexual contact with a male inmate. Former guard charged with sex assault Concord Monitor By Annmarie Timmons September 21, 2007 Former New Hampshire Department of Corrections employee Darrell Brinkley has been indicted on five counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, two counts of felonious sexual assault, one count of simple assault, one misdemeanor count of sexual assault and two counts of indecent exposure after being accused of sexual assault by female inmates. Pierce County Jail Officer Accused Of Sex With Inmate KIRO News 7 September 21, 2007 A female Pierce County Jail correctional officer has been charged with custodial sexual misconduct for allegedly having sexual contact with a male inmate. Veteran officer accused of fondling jail inmate Herald News By Ed Beeson September 19, 2007 The Paterson Police Department's Internal Affairs unit is investigating an allegation that municipal jail officer Randy Billie inappropriately touched a female inmate. Franklin police officer pleads guilty to sex abuse of inmate Action 3 News By Associated Press September 19, 2007 Franklin County police officer Matthew Bower has pled no contest to one count of second degree sexual abuse of an inmate and one count of official misconduct for sexually abusing a female inmate at the county jail. Guard sues after alleged abuse at jail Nashua Telegraph By Andrew Wolfe September 17, 2007 Hillsborough County jail correctional officer Doris Sanabria has filed a lawsuit against the facility after allegedly witnessing other officers assault a female inmate. She claims she suffered retaliation after attempting to report the incident to her supervisors. Rape prevention a tough issue for corrections officials KXNet By Associated Press September 16, 2007 State Department of Corrections Prison Rape Elimination Act program manager Ken Van Meveren discusses issues of setting standards on addressing sexual assault in prisons and jails after attending a recent South Dakota Corrections Association and Family Court Judges conference. Employers hesitant to release applicants' background information The Dallas Morning News By Diane Jennings September 16, 2007 Employment experts claim that individuals with criminal backgrounds could still be hired within the Texas Youth Commission due to standard business practices that employers believe prevent them from releasing certain information. Counselor accused of abusing teenager The Seattle Times By Christine Clarridge September 13, 2007 A female King County Juvenile Detention Center mental health counselor is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct with a 17-year old boy at the facility. State settles suit with inmate who alleged rape by prison staff Times Leader By Associated Press September 4, 2007 The state of Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a lawsuit by a convicted murderer who alleged that she was raped and assaulted by staff at the State Correctional Institution at Cambridge Springs. Rape Investigation at Tennessee Youth Center ABC News 24 September 2, 2007 A 13-year old boy at the Chad Youth Enhancement Center has been charged with the alleged rape of another boy at the center.
Former juvenile center leader acquitted The Indianapolis Star By Jon Murray August 31, 2007 Marion Superior Court Judge Sheila A. Carlisle has acquitted former superintendent of the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center Damon Ellison of charges he mishandled a sexual abuse report. Juvenile detention center responsible for sex abuse there Newsday By Associated Press August 29, 2007 A New Jersey state appeals court has released an opinion stating that a juvenile detention center can be held responsible if an employee has a sexual relationship with a resident. Clackamas deputies arrested in separate cases The Oregonian August 16, 2007 Two Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies have been arrested. The first deputy was charged with official misconduct, sex abuse and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The second, was charged with assault and official misconduct stemming from his actions during the arrest of a criminal suspect. Salem County corrections officer arrested Bridgeton News By Robert Linnehan August 16, 2007 Salem County Correctional Facility officer Kimberly Miller has been charged with official misconduct, pattern of official misconduct and providing contraband to an inmate for allegedly having a sexual relationship with an inmate at the facility. Officer Charged With Sexual Misconduct Washington Post By Theresa Vargas August 15, 2007 Prince William County correctional officer Maria C. Torres-Corbin has been charged with carnal knowledge of an inmate for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a male inmate on house arrest. Fired sheriff's officers won't be prosecuted The Murfreesboro Post August 14, 2007 Five former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office detention center employees who were fired for sexual misconduct with female inmates and violating conduct policies will not be prosecuted according to a decision by the district attorney’s office. Inmates sue guard, allege sex assault Concord Monitor By Annmarie Timmins August 11, 2007 Two women have filed a lawsuit against the New Hampshire Department of Corrections and former correctional officer Darrell Brinkley alleging that they were sexually assaulted at the state prison's secure psychiatric unit. Two teen inmates face sex charges Richmond Times-Dispatch By Frank Green August 8, 2007 Two 17-year old youth offenders the Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center have been charged with aggravated sexual battery, malicious wounding, abduction, conspiracy to commit a felony and a misdemeanor charge of indecent exposure for allegedly sexually assaulting a cellmate. Former youth prison guard accused of sex with teen inmate The Houston Chronicle By Associated Press August 7, 2007 Former Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex correctional officer Jaime Segura has been indicted for allegedly having sex with a female offender under 17. Ex-prison officers charged with misconduct The State August 6, 2007 Former Department of Juvenile Justice correctional officer Karmen Nicole Chavis has been charged with second-degree sexual misconduct with a youth for alleged kissing and inappropriate touching at the Department of Juvenile Justice. Former correctional officer Jessica Nicole James has been charged with first-degree sexual misconduct with a male inmate at Broad River Correctional Institution. Female inmates allege assault The Seattle Times By Jonathan Martin & Jennifer Sullivan August 4, 2007 A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of two unnamed inmates at the Washington Corrections Center for Women against the Washington Department of Corrections alleging that incomplete investigations into inmates' complaints have resulted in repeated assaults against inmates. Transgender inmate alleging rape loses lawsuit KESQ News 3 By Associated Press August 3, 2007 A San Francisco Superior Court jury has ruled in favor of six Folsom State Prison employees in a lawsuit filed by inmate Alexis Giraldo. The suit alleged that the employees failed to protect her from being sexually assaulted at the facility. Corrections Officer Gets Max For Inmate Sex North Country Gazette August 2, 2007 Former Metropolitan Correctional Center corrections officer J.C. Green has been sentenced to twelve months in prison for engaging in a sexual act with a federal inmate.
Prisoner convicted of doing indecent act in Broward jail cell Sun-Sentinel By Tonya Alanez July 25, 2007 Broward County jail inmate Terry Lee Alexander has been convicted of indecent exposure for masturbating in his cell while a female deputy witnessed from another room. Raped, beaten, transgender inmate sues Calif. prison system Chicago Sun-Times By Lisa Leff July 22, 2007 Folsom State Prison inmate Alexis Giraldo has filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Corrections over a policy of assigning transgender inmates to facilities based on whether or not they have undergone sex reassignment surgery. Oregon Sheriff Found Guilty on 11 Counts of Sexual Abuse Salem-News July 20, 2007 Former Curry County sheriff Mark Metcalf has been convicted on 11 counts of sexual abuse, harassment and official misconduct for sexually abusing three county workers. Santa Clara County jailer accused of groping inmate's breast The Mercury News By Leslie Griffy July 20, 2007 Santa Clara County Jail correctional officer Jose Perez has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in consensual sexual activity with an inmate for allegedly groping a transgender inmate's breast over the shirt at the facility. Worker Accused Of Having Sex With Inmate At Will Jail WBBM 780 July 8, 2007 Medical contractor Pablo Leon has been charged with custodial sexual misconduct for allegedly having consensual sex with a female inmate at the Will County Jail. Inmate alleges affair with officer The Daily Herald By Scott North July 6, 2007 Florena Aurelia Romero, who was allegedly raped in the Snohomish County Jail by a correctional officer has revealed to police that she had an affair with the man prior to her incarceration. The unnamed officer is currently on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation. Inmate's rape case to proceed to jury The Philadelphia Inquirer By Joe Mandak July 6, 2007 A Lancaster County judge has determined that a civil lawsuit filed by State Correctional Institution-Cambridge Springs inmate Lisa Michelle Lambert against administrators at the facility for allegedly failing to prevent her from being sexually abused by employees will be heard by a jury. Ex-corrections officer gets probation The Star-Ledger By Judy Lucas July 6, 2007 Union County correctional officer Sean Higgins has been sentenced to two years of probation and 30 hours of community service for having sexual contact with a female inmate at the Union County Jail. Westmoreland prison fires guard accused of abuse Pittsburgh Tribune-Review By Richard Gazarik July 3, 2007 Westmoreland County Prison correctional officer Scott Rogers has been fired after two coworkers reported that Rogers allegedly abused inmates by making them walk and bark like dogs, sing songs and kneel in uncomfortable positions with their foreheads pressed against the wall and their hands behind their heads.
Deputies jailed, fired in sex cases Middletown Journal By Lawrence Budd June 11, 2007 Three county correctional employees have been jailed, fined or fired in Ohio within the past two months due to sexual misconduct. Ex-officer admits she had sex with teens at detention hall The Seattle Times By Christine Clarridge June 7, 2007 Former King County juvenile correctional officer Lydia Korolak has pled guilty to two counts of custodial sexual misconduct for having sex with two teenage boys at the facility. Lawsuit against prison settled The Patriot-News By Garry Lenton June 7, 2007 Former Dauphin County prison official Constance Bowers has received $30,000 for accrued leave and pension benefits in a settlement after being fired for refusing to drop an investigation into allegations of the beating of a female inmate by a correctional officer. Pa. Inmates Allege Abuse From Prison Guards WCAU News 10 By Associated Press June 3, 2007 Pennsylvania’s Dauphin County Prison has seen an increase in the number of inmates claiming to have been abused by correctional officers at the facility through excessive force over the past year.
Former inmates allege abuse in Gem County jail KTVB News 7 By Associated Press May 30, 2007 Former Gem County jail inmates Janet Cain and Erica Contreras have filed claims against the county totaling $1 million, claiming that they were sexually abused while at the facility. Former inmate files suit against Schuylkill Co. prison The Morning Call By Elizabeth Bartolai May 29, 2007 Disabled former Schuylkill County inmate Thomas Zimmerman has filed a federal lawsuit against officials at the facility claiming they took his prosthetic leg from him and broke it resulting in falls and a fracture. Juvenile Corrections Supervisor Faces Abuse Charges KLAS News 8 By Colleen McCarty May 29, 2007 Juvenile detention supervisor Thomas Gallia is on administrative leave with pay after being charged with felony child abuse with substantial bodily harm for allegedly pushing a youth in custody to the ground, breaking his wrist. Sex scandal in jailhouse is uneasy topic for discussion Winston-Salem Journal By Scott Sexton May 24, 2007 Agents with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations have charged Forsyth County correctional officers Santino Cubanito and Troy Mustafa Gray with sexual activity by a custodian for having sex with inmates. DJJ officer accused of misconduct, assault WIS News 10 By Chantelle Janelle May 23, 2007 Department of Juvenile Justice officer William Jerome Powe has been accused of misconduct in office and assault for allegedly inappropriately touching a woman without her consent and making comments of an inappropriate nature. Corrections officer admits a sexual offense Star Tribune By Paul Gustafson May 22, 2007 A Former Ramsey County community corrections officer has plead guilty to a gross misdemeanor charge. The officer pled guilty to misconduct of a public officer for having sex with a woman he was supervising. Prison Worker Accused of Misconduct Indianapolis Star The Associated Press May 17, 2007 A maintenance worker at the state women’s prison in Indiana was suspended after being accused of sexual misconduct with an inmate. While no criminal charges have been filed, the suspension came after an internal investigation gave the DOC justification for immediate suspension. The misconduct was reported by another inmate and the victim was transferred out of the facility. TYC suspends official in rape case The Houston Chronicle May 14, 2007 Evins Regional Juvenile Center Superintendent Eduardo Martinez has been suspended after a Houston couple complained that he did not report the rape of their son to them or police. Ex-TYC guard charged with sexual assault of S.A. girl San Antonio Express-News By Lisa Sandberg May 10, 2007 Former Ron Jackson Juvenile Correctional Center correctional officer James Allen Sullivan has been indicted on 15 counts of sexual assault in connection with the alleged abuse of a 16-year old girl at the facility. Jail deputy sentenced in sex abuse case The Post-Standard By Pedro Ramirez III May 3, 2007 A former employee of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office John D. Geruso has been sentenced to 6 years probation and 45 days in jail for sexually abusing a female inmate. Geruso will also be required to register as a sex offender as a result of the conviction. Longtime prison chaplain target of Oregon sex abuse lawsuit The Oregonian By Associated Press May 3, 2007 15 men have filed a lawsuit against Reverend Michael Sprauer for allegedly sexually abusing them while in custody during the 1970’s at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Oregon. Corrections Officer Charged With Rape WLKY News 32 May 2, 2007 Louisville Metro Correctional officer Richard Johnson has been with one count of second-degree rape and one count of second-degree sodomy. Johnson is currently being held in lieu of a $25,000 bond.
A Miami-Dade police officer, who routinely stopped women drivers without cause and engaged in lewd conversations, was convicted in federal court Friday.
Former NYPD officer Darrin Nemelc exits courtroom of Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday after first day of trial where he is accused of raping a 14-year-old runaway.
Prosecutors say an ex-NYPD officer is an opportunistic sicko who preyed on a “highly vulnerable” 14-year-old runaway he lured to his apartment by pretending to care.
U.S. District Judge Richard Mills this afternoon sentenced former Illinois correctional officer Steven L. Carson, of Hillsboro, Illinois, to serve 520 months (43 years, four months) in federal prison, to be followed by a lifetime term of supervised release. Carson pleaded guilty in February 2013 to charges that he sexually exploited a minor and that he distributed and possessed images of child pornography.
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The FBI is investigating allegations of child sexual abuse by a former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center, a spokeswoman for the Army base said Friday.
Authorities did not identify the man.see link for full storyhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/bs-md-fort-meade-child-sexual-abuse-20131108,0,3443161.story
Pyle is a former McHenry County Sheriff's Department deputy who prosecutors say once led that department's child pornography investigations.
He admitted in court documents that he took a 9-year-old boy from suburban Chicago to Milwaukee in 2008, sexually abused him and posted the photos online.
He'd been with the sheriff's department for 10 years when he was charged in 2012.
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