Phoenix Cop Christopher Wilson, Liaison to LGBT Community, Admits to Sexual Misconduct With Two Teenage Boys
Phoenix police arrested now-former fellow officer Christopher J. Wilson last night for alleged sexual misconduct with two teenage boys.
Wilson admitted to having improper sexual relationships with a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, according to Phoenix police Sergeant Trent Crump.
An investigation into Wilson's misconduct began yesterday afternoon after the parents of the 14-year-old victim came forward to police to disclose Wilson's sexual contact with him, Crump says.
The 14-year-old first told his parents about the incidents over the weekend
Wilson knew the 17-year-old through his liaison duties to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, Crump says.
Facing termination, Wilson resigned his position with the Phoenix Police Department.
Wilson's connection to the 17-year-old was discovered by police during interviews with the 14-year-old victim.
The 17-year-old told police that Wilson had engaged in ongoing sexual contact with him. Police suspect that this contact occurred for three to four months -- the same time period that they suspect Wilson had improper contact with the 14-year-old.
Crump says investigators believe the incidents took place while Wilson was off duty. Police are trying to find out whether there were other victims of such misconduct by the former cop.
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