Contact Us

Wounded Veterans Work to Put Away Child Predators

Photo: Win McNamee, Getty Images

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 17-member class of mostly wounded veterans has taken up a new fight: putting away child predators.

Several in the class have seen some of the fiercest fighting of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Twenty-nine-year-old Oskar Zepeda served nine tours before a hand grenade and nearly two dozen medical operations forced him to find another career.

The veterans were given about 11 weeks of intensive computer and legal training before being assigned to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office.

The veterans mostly work in a lab and scour the computers that agents confiscate while conducting a search warrant.

They have two priorities: analyze the evidence to assist prosecutors and help determine if there are children still in harm’s way who need to be rescued.

(Story by: Kevin Freking, The Associated Press)

 

More From WIBX

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wibx950.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WIBX 950 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WIBX 950 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!