Lt. John Swaim, the commander of the Winterhaven office of the California Highway Patrol, has been formally charged with four felony counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14. Swaim, who has been placed on administrative leave, turned himself in to the Imperial County Jail on Thursday, where he was arraigned during a hearing held at the courtroom inside the jail building.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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