Skip to comments.FLASHBACK: Retired FBI agent guilty of sex abuseWas bureau's chief of internal affairs
Posted on 03/22/2018 3:00:09 AM PDT by TigerClawsEdited on 03/22/2018 8:26:12 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
WASHINGTON -- The former chief internal watchdog at the FBI has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl and has admitted he had a history of molesting other children before he joined the bureau for what became a two-decade career.
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From what I saw on a bombing Thread , Yes.
Just asked myself the same question. And I’m willing to bet there are more than 4 victims. 12 years? Perv should be dead
And don’t forget Gary Condit from California... Many moons ago!
Oh wait it’s a flashback...
Isn’t sexual perversion a hallmark of the highest levels of the FBI since, forever?
If he's related to the bomber, it might indicate a genetic propensity for "being different" than regular folks.
My question as well. Unusual spelling with two t.
He should be out of prison by now (unfortunately).
Wait, ANOTHER media circus where a key figure is directly related to a senior FBI official?
It might also indicate that the source of the young man’s murderous anger could be that he himself was subject to sexual abuse.
Yes. Could be he was getting back at authorities because he was a sex abuse victim and they let him off with little consequences.
Will the FBI tell us what the motive was?
Btw, the Daily Mail had a headline yesterday calling the bomber a “Christian” - white male Christians are the dangerous ones, as per the MSM.
What leaps out at me is that we’ve confirmed that the FBI was hiring pedophiles for the positions that should have been used to rout out pedophiles.
OK... This just got serious.
THE DENVER POST - Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire
May 17, 1990
Sisters win sex lawsuit vs. dad $2.3 million given for years of abuse
By Howard Prankratz
Denver Post Legal Affairs Writer
Two daughters of former state and federal law enforcement official Edward Rodgers were awarded $2.319,400 yesterday, after a Denver judge and jury found that the women suffered years of abuse at the hands of their father.
The award to Sharon Simone, 45, and Susan Hammond, 44, followed testimony of Rodgers four daughters in person or through depositions, describing repeated physical abuse and sexual assaults by their father from 1944 through 1965.
Rodgers, 72, who became a child abuse expert after retiring from the FBI and joining the colorado Springs DAs office, failed to appear for the trial. But in a deposition taken in March, Rodgers denied ever hitting or sexually abusing his children.
He admitted that he thought of himself as a “domineering s.o.b. who demanded strict responses from my children, strict obedience.” But it never approached child abuse, Rodgers said. “Did I make mistakes? Damn right I did, just like any other father or mother...”
Thomas Gresham, Rodgers former attorney, withdrew from the case recently after being unable to locate his client. Rodgers recently contacted one of his sons from a Texas town along the Mexican border. Gresham said his last contact with Rodgers was on April 24.
The sisters reacted quietly to the verdict, and with relief that their stories of abuse had finally been told.
“I feel really good that Ive gone public with this,”Hammond said. “I am a victim, the shame isnt mine, the horror happened to me. Im not bad.
“My father did shameful and horrible things to me and my brothers and sisters. I dont believe he is a shameful and horrible man, but he has to be held accountable,” Hammond added.
The lawsuit deeply divided the Rodgers family, with Rodgers three sons questioning their sisters motives.
Immediately after the verdict, son Steve Rodgers, 37, reacted angrily, yelling at his sisters in the courtroom.
Later, Rodgers said he loves his father and stands by him. He said his sisters had told him their father had to be exposed the way Nazi war criminals have been exposed.
“In a way Im angry with my father for not being here. But Im sympathetic because he would have walked into a gross crucifixion,” Rodgers said.
Steve Rodgers never denied that he and his siblings were physically abused, but disputed that his father molested his sisters.
Before the jurys award, Denver District Judge William Meyer found that Rodgers conduct toward Simone and Hammond was negligent and “outrageous.”
Despite the length of time since the abuse, the jury determined the sisters could legally bring the suit. The statute of limitations for a civil suit is two years, but jurors determined that the sisters became aware of he nature and extent of their injury only within the last two years, during therapy.
The jury then determined the damages, finding $1,240,000 for Simone and 1,079,000 for Hammond.
The sisters had alleged in their suit filed last July that Rodgers subjected his seven children to a “pattern of emotional, physical, sexual and incestual abuse.”
As a result of the abuse, the women claimed their emotional lives had been left in a shambles, requiring extensive therapy for both and repeated hospitalizations of Hammond, who was acutely suicidal. Simone developed obsessive behavior and became so unable to function she resigned a position with a Boston-based college.
Despite the judgment yesterday, Rodgers cannot be criminally charged. the statue of limitations in Colorado for sexual assault on children is 10 years.
Rodgers, who worked for the FBI for 27 years, much of it in Denver, became chief investigator for the district attorneys office in Colorado Sp;rings. during his employment at the DAs office from 1967 until 1983, he became a well-known figure in Colorado Springs, and lectured and wrote about child abuse both locally and nationwide.
He wrote a manual called “ A Compendium — Child Abuse by the National College of District Attorneys,” and helped put together manuals on child abuse for the New York state police and a national child abuse center.
The FBI agent is not the father. A quick search on mothers name brings up fathers name, an IT guy and Amway distributor.
No, my point wasn’t trying to link the FBI guy to the Austin bomber, but just to establish that the FBI has had a long-running pedophile problem, dating back to the Clinton years.
Some people may have seen the plausibility of that as a reason to dismiss Pizzagate.
The former chief internal watchdog at the FBI has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl and has admitted he had a history of molesting other children before he joined the bureau for what became a two-decade career.
John H. Conditt Jr., 53, who retired in 2001, was sentenced last week in Tarrant County Court in Fort Worth to 12 years in prison after he admitted he molested the daughter of two FBI agents after he retired.
Know he isn’t father. Uncle or relative who may have molested the bomber as a child?
If so, he’s messed up in the head. He saw that relative get little punishment compared to the severity of the crimes. Might have given him a motive.
The British press is blaiming Christianity for the attack:
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