ACSOL’s Conference Calls

Conference Call Recordings Online
Dial-in number: 1-712-770-8055, Conference Code: 983459


Monthly Meetings | Recordings (4/17 Recording Uploaded)
Emotional Support Group Meetings
ACSOL’s Online EPIC Conference: Empowered People Inspiring Change Sept 17-18, 2021

National

KY: A third Louisville police officer has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a minor in Explorer program

[wdrb.com – 11/16/20]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A third Louisville Metro Police officer has pleaded guilty to sexual abusing a minor while serving as a mentor in the department’s youth Explorer program.

Former Officer Brad ____ faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after pleading guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to a misdemeanor charge of sexual abuse.

____ , who resigned from the department earlier this month, will be sentenced March 10, and prosecutors indicated they would recommend six months incarceration. The judge will ultimately decide the sentence.

____ , 31, will remain free on bond, and he is not allowed to have any firearms. After serving his sentence, ____ will have to register as a sex offender and will be on supervised probation for a year.

The former officer was indicted Nov. 3 by a federal grand jury and was only supposed to be arraigned Monday but decided to instead go forward with the guilty plea.

____ said little in court but admitted he “subjected” a juvenile female in the Explorer program to “sexual contact” at her home and other places in 2010.

____ , who had himself been a participant in the now-defunct Explorer Program in 2009, joined LMPD in January 2010.

The victim listened to the hearing remotely but did not comment.

Read more about this proof of the Stranger Danger lie

 

We welcome a lively discussion with all view points - keeping in mind...  
  • Your submission will be reviewed by one of our volunteer moderators. Moderating decisions may be subjective.
  • Please keep the tone of your comment civil and courteous. This is a public forum.
  • Please stay on topic - both in terms of the organization in general and this post in particular.
  • Please refrain from general political statements in (dis)favor of one of the major parties or their representatives.
  • Please take personal conversations off this forum.
  • We will not publish any comments advocating for violent or any illegal action.
  • We cannot connect participants privately - feel free to leave your contact info here. You may want to create a new / free, readily available email address.
  • Please refrain from copying and pasting repetitive and lengthy amounts of text.
  • Please do not post in all Caps.
  • If you wish to link to a serious and relevant media article, legitimate advocacy group or other pertinent web site / document, please provide the full link. No abbreviated / obfuscated links.
  • We suggest to compose lengthy comments in a desktop text editor and copy and paste them into the comment form
  • We will not publish any posts containing any names not mentioned in the original article.
  • Please choose a user name that does not contain links to other web sites
  • Please do not solicit funds
  • Please send any input regarding moderation or other website issues to moderator [at] all4consolaws [dot] org
ACSOL, including but not limited to its board members and agents, does not provide legal advice on this website.  In addition, ACSOL warns that those who provide comments on this website may or may not be legal professionals on whose advice one can reasonably rely.  
 
12 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Wow! My mouth fell open reading the entire article. There must be more to the story, or at least I hope so, given how lenient this ex-cop is being treated. I found on one website: “Examples of Class A misdemeanor offenses include broadcasting obscene language, distributing indecent material by subscription TV or cable, and obscenity in general. The penalties for a Class A misdemeanor can range from 1 year or less but more than 6 months’ prison term and a fine of up to $100,000. The probation term is between zero to five years.” Class A is the “harshest” of… Read more »

Hmmm. No lifetime supervision? A year? Wonder if he’ll get the ol sexual history poly treatment bs too.

This just goes to show that in America
It’s only wrong if you get caught….

Good luck

No. If it’s wrong, it’s wrong. We are human beings. Laws do not make us what we are, morals do.

If I might correct you,

It is only wrong if you can’t afford a good lawyer or you don’t have influential friends.

I truly get disgusted when it’s the police that gets caught with sex charges simply because they have already seen what happens when regular citizens get convicted, do time, and live as social outcasts.

They know better than most people about these charges YET they still do it anyway. I guess they can’t help themselves…smh

@ Bill: You do know that 90% of new sex crimes are committed by a person close in relationship to the victim, right? From the article: “Schuhmann said little in court but admitted he “subjected” a juvenile female in the Explorer program to “sexual contact” at her home and other places in 2010.”

Why the hell was he at her home?

The fact is everyone knows what this tyrant’s motive truly was , and he still has a job . So he feels zero remorse , yet people in in bug tussle think he is there to keep them safe ! just like everywhere else in this third world dung pile . the dog would still be alive and these peoples hearts would not be broken if it was not for this unconstitutional registry and the abusive power freaks propping it up , Cop was wishing it was some registered slave laying on the ground , But he will settle for… Read more »

There must be more to the story because I don’t see how the feds obtained jurisdiction. The report doesn’t indicate that he crossed a state line. Federal jurisdiction in pornography production cases can be had simply because the camera used was not manufactured in the state. Yes, yes that is an odd perversion of the commerce clause, but it is used all the time. Even possessing a photo that was taken in another state provides a federal nexus. Likewise, the internet is “an instrumentality of interstate commerce” and its use in the commission of certain local crimes can get the… Read more »

Ed C is absolutely right – there is more to the story. When prosecutors offer lenient sentences (particularly in sex offense cases), it’s nearly always because the case is a very weak one that stands a better than average chance of acquittal at trial, not because the accused is prior LE. Far from it, when criminal charges are brought against LE officers, prosecutors always seek enhanced sentences for them. Two relevant facts that are not found in the article: 1. The program in question is for teenagers 14 and above to keep them away from gangs, drugs, and the like.… Read more »

I had this happen to me back in 1982 and repeated prior in 1984-85. I wanted to be like my grandpas, dumb young and full of…c that’s what I was gay and in closet but wanted helpful career. LITTLE DID I KNOW Y’ALL HAVE TO LIE@WORK! To be pride was not only a gay thing but Integration was not a part nor Integrity part of the word but Prode was. I was an explorer then adv to dumber cadet in a small.socal.town,.should if said cow town but it was STEEL. Gone. But decades later now I’m on The Reg. 290… Read more »

@Dustin I really like your educated response , also the back up references as links.
I wasn’t a loser.during h.s. but all of us were sexually active.during the program except for.one. we all.went to the same.h.s., back then BSA housed us and we were 15.5—21 y.o
y.o., but I was also an Explorer punished for a showing as an adult- consensual BTW, too bad the bill goes into effect jan 1st., but Kentucky already had that 10 yr gap, mine was 5.

12
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x
.