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Day care worker charged with sexually assaulting 8 girls under the age of 3

By Jeff Herman
February 11, 2016

A Nebraska day care worker is accused of sexually assaulting eight girls under the age of 3, reports HLNTV.com.  Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "The short stints at the two day cares is concerning to me.  One of the things that needs to be determined is what kind of employment background checks was performed.  The most important thing now is for families to get help."

 

Man indicted for 54 sex crimes involving children; police believe more victims possible

By Jeff Herman
February 09, 2016

Multnomah Education Service District has been contacting parents of students who attended Outdoor School when Jared Kelly White was an employee there, reports Portland Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "These allegations are extremely disturbing.  I urge anyone with information or other victims that have yet to come forward to contact authorities.  Predators and institutions that protect them need to be exposed in order for us to protect our children."

Omaha day care worker accused of sexually assaulting eight girls, bond set at $2 million

By Jeff Herman
February 08, 2016

An Omaha day care worker made incriminating statements to police of sexual contact he had with eight girl under age 3, reports Omaha World-Herald.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "It is heartbreaking that eight little girls were victimized by this predator.  No longer do they have to suffer in silence but can seek therapy and begin to heal."

Teacher Assistant Charged With Criminal Sexual Assault Of Teen

By Jeff Herman
February 05, 2016

A Gerber School employee has been criminally charged with having sex with a teen-age resident of the Cunningham Children's Home in Urbana, according to The News-Gazette.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recgonized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "We all need to be vigilant in looking for red flags when it comes to the adults that are in our children's lives.  Their safety should be the highest priority; therefore, we should always err on the side of caution."

Former Salt Lake day care owner sentenced for child sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
February 04, 2016

The owner of a longtime home day care center in Salt Lake City was sentenced to prison Tuesday for sexually abusing young children under his care, reports Deseret News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Unfortunately, this guilty plea cannot erase the horrific things that happened but I hope it serves as a sense of validation for the victims.  With this, I am optimistic that both of these young children can begin to heal."  

Ohlone Elementary School teacher faces charges of sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
February 03, 2016

Palo Alto elementary school teacher has been been placed on unpaid leave after allegations that he sexually abused a female student more than a decade ago surfaced, reports San Jose Mercury News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "This victim of sexual abuse has been suffering in silence for more than a decade.  Even though it will continue to be an extremely difficult journey, this disclosure will help him or her begin to heal."

Middle school principal charged with sexual abuse of minor child

By Jeff Herman
February 02, 2016

Hacker Middle School Principal John Clark was arrested Friday evening and remains in custody at the Elmore County Jail, according to Mountain Home News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse said: "It is my hope that the school works with authorities to confirm that Clark did not victimize any students of the school.  A school's top priority must be the safety of its students."

Charter school aide arrested for sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
February 01, 2016

A charter school aide who recently resigned from Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning was arrested at his home Friday for investigation of child sex abuse, reports Deseret News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "If there are other victims out there, I encourage them to come forward.  Only with disclosure can one begin to heal.  I also encourage the school to continue to work with authorities to expose this predator."

Dance teacher charged with abusing students, groped students and sent nude photos of himself

By Jeff Herman
January 29, 2016

A Noble Street College Prep teacher is charged with sexually abusing two of his students and sending them and another boy from the charter school lewd photographs of himself, reports The Chicago Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "The three young boys were extremely brave in coming forward about what happened to them.  It is my hope that the school and all parties involved will work together with authorities in order to seek justice for the victims of this case."

Ex-Pella band teacher pleads guilty in sex abuse case

By Jeff Herman
January 28, 2016

A former band teacher pleaded guilty Monday in Floyd County district Court to one count of third-degree sexual abuse in a case involving a 15-year-old girl from Charles City, according to The Courier.  Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "We cannot undo what happened to these young victims of sexual abuse but what we can do is expose the predator to take away their ability to ever victimize another child."

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