James Carey

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Service Record

North Wales Pennsylvania Police Department

Dates of Service June 1988 - August 1988[1]
Last Known Status Separated

Warwick Township (Bucks County) Pennsylvania Police Department

Dates of Service July 1988 to May 1989[1]
Last Known Status Separated

Warminster Township Pennsylvania Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service 1989 - 2009[1]
Last Known Status Terminated[2]

Incident Reports

2001 Inappropriate Conduct with Minors

In 2001, allegations of inappropriate conduct with minors were made against Carey.[2]

Response Timeline

The District Attorney did not have enough evidence to file criminal charges.[2]

2005 Policy Violations

Around 2005, Carey responded to a domestic call.[2]

Response Timeline

In 2005, an internal investigation found that Carey had violated multiple department policies.[2]

In 2005, Carey was fired.

In 2006, an arbitrator ordered the department to rehire Carey after he appealed the firing.[2]

In 2007, the city appealed the ruling, and Carey was fired after an arbitrator ruled in the city's favor.[2]

2006 Inappropriate Conduct with Minors

In 2006, allegations of inappropriate conduct with minors were made against Carey.[2]

Response Timeline

The District Attorney did not have enough evidence to file criminal charges.[2]

2021 Sexual Assault

James Carey booking photo
James Carey

Between 1989 and 2009, Carey worked as the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) officer in a school, was a volunteer firefighter, and ran a program for troubled youth.[1]

In 2020, a man reported that Carey had sexually assaulted him multiple times when he was a teenager in 1997.[2]

An investigation found that Carey used his positions in the community to sexually assault 5 boys.[1] Carey threatened the boys with arrest and warned them that nobody would believe them if they reported the assaults.[2]

Response Timeline

On April 7, 2021, Carey was arrested.[1]

On October 27, 2022, Carey pleaded no contest to five counts each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and corruption of minors, seven counts of indecent assault, two counts each of statutory rape and statutory sexual assault, and one count of aggravated indecent assault.[1] Carey faced a maximum of 94 to 185 years in prison.[2]

On November 30, 2022, Carey asked to withdraw his plea.[2]

On March 21, 2023, Carey was sentenced 24 1/2 to 55 years in state prison.[1]

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