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Police Liaison To Phoenix’s Gay Community Arrested For Sexual Misconduct With Minors

A 43-year-old Phoenix police was arrested Wednesday and charged with 10 counts of sexual assault against two teenage boys.

Yesterday, police booked Christopher Wilson (right) for inappropriate conduct with a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old he met  through his role as the Phoenix police department’s liaison to the local LGBT community.

Garcia called the 14-year-old boy “courageous” for informing his parents of the alleged assaults. The parents called police Tuesday afternoon, and detectives immediately sought more information, Garcia said.

Through the investigation, detectives learned of a second accuser, the 17-year-old boy, he said.

The sexual encounters with the 14-year-old occurred over three weeks while the encounters with the 17-year-old occurred over the past three to four months, police said.

Brad Wishon, board chairman of the One Voice Community Center, called the incident “a shock.”

Wilson, who confessed to the improper acts, immediately resigned rather than be fired. It’s unclear whether he identifies as gay, but that won’t stop the homophobes from connecting the dots between Wilson’s presumed sexuality and sexual misconduct. Men and women who use their positions of power to sexually coerce minors are a sleazy lot. But when their one of our own (or have a special relationship to the community) it reinforces the myth that gays are child predators.

By:           victor hoff
On:           Aug 9, 2012
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  • 40 Comments
    • Josh
      Josh

      when *THEY’RE one of our own. = when THEY ARE one of our own.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 3:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chris
      Chris

      I beg you … learn the difference between there, their, and they’re. Your readers really shouldn’t have to correct basic grammar. Please, hire an editor.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 3:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Clockwork
      Clockwork

      >won’t stop the homophobes from connecting the dots between Wilson’s presumed sexuality and sexual misconduct

      If he is sexual assaulting boys he is gay. Lock him up.

      >Men and women who use their positions of power to sexually coerce minors are a sleazy lot.

      “sleazy lot” = HUGH understatement.

      >But when their one of our own (or have a special relationship to the community) it reinforces the myth that gays are child predators.

      One of our own? I agree with Josh in #1. Why do you focus on this grouping of criminals? I have no more link to this individual than any other criminal out there.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 3:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JohnD
      JohnD

      A sleazy criminal working in law enforcement? Never saw it coming.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 3:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daez
      Daez

      @Clockwork: If he is sexually assaulting young boys then he likes young boys. That makes him a pedophile not a gay man. If he assaults young boys but has no attraction at all to adult males and no desire to form any sort of relationship with them then he is NOT gay.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 3:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • I won't grow up
      I won't grow up

      Who the hell is Garcia?

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chris
      Chris

      @Daez:Actually a pedophile is attracted to pre pubescent individuals, and both of the victims here were post pubescent, which makes him a hebephile, not a pedophile. Hebephiles are attracted to age inappropriate, but post pubescent individuals. The victims were 14 and 17, and not to be blunt and politically incorrect, but being attracted to a 17 year old, is not a psychopathy like pedophila, it is just being a sleazeball and using your power to get someone who is underage by statute.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      So in addition to no articles on the recent activities by the Mormon and Catholic churches pushing anti-gay legislation through their Surrogate NOM, you have now written articles attacking and insulting a gay newscaster for getting married, and run two articles labeling gay men as liars and pedophiles.

      Just curious, did the old owners of Queerty sell this site to Gay Cities, or to the Mormon Church?

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ironhorse
      ironhorse

      @I won’t grow up: I’m lost on that part too.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Clockwork
      Clockwork

      Garcia is the Phoenix Police Chief

      If you like the same sex for sexual encounters you are gay.
      Stop playing games with this “*phile” nonsense, otherwise you people are defending this criminal on some stupid identity politics, that you folks live by.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Clockwork:

      Nice try bigot.

      Pointing out that somebody is a pedophile isn’t defending the guy. Did NONE of you bigots go to school or ever have a critical thinking class?

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Oh and P.S.

      Here are two stories Queerty seems to have chosen not to run.

      One about how NOM is trying to manipulate racial politics between blacks and gays.

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alvin-mcewen/caap-obama-gay-marriage-nom_b_1742710.html?utm_hp_ref=gay-voices#comments

      And here is a listing of certain CEO’s that have donated money to PRO-gay causes.

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/08/executives-same-sex-marriage_n_1756707.html?utm_hp_ref=gay-voices&ir=Gay%20Voices#comments

      But Queerty doesn’t seem to be interested in things like that anymore.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Clockwork
      Clockwork

      @Cam:
      Another member of the Jerry Sandusky Fan Club.

      Meet me in person sometime pal. Last person who called me a bigot to my face looked up to see the ceiling.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 4:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Clockwork:

      Nice try bigot.

      Please explain one thing to me. If you can.

      How is my calling somebody a Pedophile supporting them? You can’t do it. This is your tactic, you bigots want to prevent people from actually discussing the real issue so pretend that something means something it doesn’t.

      So if my calling this guy a Pedophile is a compliment, then I’m curious, do you also think calling somebody a rapist, a criminal, ugly, stupid, etc… are also compliments?

      Aug 9, 2012 at 5:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Clockwork
      Clockwork

      You folks are not willing to accept the fact that there are gay men who like teenage boys.

      I call them what they are: Sick gay male bastards.

      Calling someone a pedophile is not a complement, it’s a distraction from the horror and reality of the crime.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 5:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MartinDK
      MartinDK

      Article is so badly written it hurts to read. Please, drop the morale at the end for your next “article”. Do not presume to “think” for us! No one cares about your opinion and definitely not in a news report which should be “objective”…
      So they are “a sleazy lot”? Anyone else you want to condemn? I guess it’s so fucked up that 17 yo have sex or that older guys have sex with them. They might event want the older guys to experiment or try out sex before doing when it matters with someone they really care about… Sick…
      I can just imagine this intimidatingly influential LGBT liason coercing the boys to unspeakable acts… OMG!!
      In the shocking annals of human history it has transpired before that 14yo with a budding sexuality desired sex, and that people have been attracted to guys in uniform, even of their own free will…
      Your opinion of other people’s sex life is not interesting at all. Who people sleep with is their business alone. In this case one was technically a minor and so the guy will get some kind of sentence, but it’s not pedophilia.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 5:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • david d
      david d

      on the news here yesterday in Phoenix ABC interviewed Brad Wilshon who stated that the police officer is a gay man

      Aug 9, 2012 at 5:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • quackman
      quackman

      @Clockwork:
      You’re probably just trolling but…. No, how in the WORLD is the crime that this guy is gay?
      The crime LITERALLY is that he was messing with underage guys; that’s the DEFINITION of pedophilia so of course it’s most appropriate to say he’s a pedophile.

      Of COURSE there are some gay men who like teenage boys….. but by DEFINITION it’s not the gayness, it’s the pedophilia there that’s the problem.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 6:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • quackman
      quackman

      @quackman:
      *or ephebophilia/ephebophile, whatever the proper term is for the age of the boys he was inappropriate with.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 6:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Clockwork
      Clockwork

      @quackman
      >You’re probably just trolling but….
      I get this every time I’m here telling the truth

      >how in the WORLD is the crime that this guy is gay?
      Never said that fool, nice try.

      Any older male, gay, straight or bi, who like to seduce, hit on, teenage girls or boys
      is a low life loser that will benefit society by staying away from young vulnerable, impressionable youth.

      The only question is are they a gay loser or straight loser?

      Aug 9, 2012 at 7:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TIM
      TIM

      I take umbrage at the idea that this individual is “one of our own.” In my opinion, pedophiles are not Gay or straight or bi or trans. They are NOT “us.” They are toxic, sick, horrible individuals who need to be dealt with by removing them from society.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 7:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MJ (different from the other one)
      MJ (different from the other one)

      @Clockwork: you’re a bigot, homophobe, whatever you want to call it. live with it until you can realize the difference between a homosexual and a sick rapist.

      besides, who in the hell supports Jerry Sandusky?

      pedophiles try to lump themselves with us whenever they get caught. the truth is they’ll claim to be one of you while they take your kids into a secure dark place, and rape them. that’s how they work

      Aug 9, 2012 at 7:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • quackman
      quackman

      @Clockwork:

      Everyone’s point here is that… it doesn’t MATTER IF HE’S GAY OR NOT. Why in the world does that even come to mind? It’s irrelevant.

      By bringing it UP as relevant, you’re insinuating that gayness is bad.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 7:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dinodogstar
      Dinodogstar

      (sarcasm)great advertisement for our cause, when the upstanding/ representing gay guy, turns out to be a perv and a dumb-*ss—-esp. right now, when we need bad publicity most, this tool goes and does that…to re-inforce against the perception (that this a*s-hat put out there) that we are not the dirty old man trying to entice children…we need to promote a z. e. r. o tolerance for that kind of BS; you can tell if a kid is 13 or not, unless your f*cked-in-the-head. I hope he gets it in jail, and not bc he was available. sorry, i’m not Gandhi here on this one…

      Aug 9, 2012 at 8:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ruhlmann
      Ruhlmann

      @JohnD: That made me laugh, in an ironic sort of way.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 11:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JDXH
      JDXH

      I am not surprised…According to the FBI 80% of white men in the US are Pedophiles. Why can’t they keep their hands off little children?

      Aug 9, 2012 at 11:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JDXH
      JDXH

      @JDXH: I meant 80% of pedophiles in the US are White men.

      Aug 9, 2012 at 11:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LaTeesha
      LaTeesha

      @Clockwork: “Meet me in person sometime pal. Last person who called me a bigot to my face looked up to see the ceiling.” – So in addition to being a bigot you’re also a criminal? You know that really doesn’t help your case, right?

      Aug 10, 2012 at 12:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JohnD
      JohnD

      @Ruhlmann: Glad someone gets my sarcasm.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 12:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B
      B

      No. 10 · Clockwork wrote, “If you like the same sex for sexual encounters you are gay.
      Stop playing games with this “*phile” nonsense, otherwise you people are defending this criminal on some stupid identity politics, that you folks live by.”

      People are not “defending” him but simply want nothing to do with him. It’s not even clear if he is sexually attracted to post pubescent boys – some people apparently are more onto dominating others via sexual acts (some prison rapes are in this category). His victims may be boys because his job gave him access mostly to boys, but regardless, there are a number of possibilities. I wouldn’t try to guess at this point, but whatever it is would have no effect on how much time this guy spends in jail.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 2:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Biting Truth
      Biting Truth

      Not surprised.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 2:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Homomofo
      Homomofo

      The true point here is that he is an adult who clearly must have abused his position or the boys wouldn’t be accusing him. We all know that police can be extremely intimidating at any age and very much so for a teenager. Whether he coerced them or forced them really isn’t the issue. This man was placed in a position of trust and specifically chosen to represent the gay community and ensure smooth relations between us and the police force which is meant to protect us. He has betrayed all of us in this way.
      I am American, but I live abroad in a country where the age of consent is 14. (something I still find difficult to get my head around even after many years here) Despite this I think that were this to have happened here, there would still be a scandal and people would still be upset for the same reasons we should be upset back home. Pedophile or not this man has abused his power and failed to properly uphold the values of the community he was chosen to represent.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 3:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gus
      Gus

      Unlike that ancient group based in Rome, we don’t want this guy transferred to another position within the organization, we want him in jail.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 5:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Clockwork:

      I asked you to explain how my calling somebody a peodophile was supporting them.

      You in turn could not do that.

      So nice try liar.

      But I CAN call you a closet case.

      As for Queerty, There have been multiple articles on NOM’s latest tactic as well as many other gay stories. But QUEERTY of course will never report on anything attacking us politicially, but rather will run a bunch of articles, attacking gays getting married, or stories about a gay guy who lied about being bashed, or a story about this guy molesting kids.

      Once again, did the Mormon church buy Queerty?

      Aug 10, 2012 at 6:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Papi Balenciaga
      Papi Balenciaga

      Typical

      Aug 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache99
      Stache99

      @Clockwork:
      Pedophiles aren’t attracted at all to adults. Their attracted to the power over the vulnerable and to the bodies of children that are really kind of unisex anyways. Gay men are attracted to men and men only. I can’t believe this is even being argued.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 3:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott
      Scott

      It seems to me that adult males who prey on young girls are almost never talked about publicly. I always hear about the men who have sex with boys. You’d think there was an epidemic. I think that girls are abused far more often than boys but that people think it’s more okay since females were made for sex (not an idea I subscribe to) and it’s just understandable that men can’t control themselves, especially when a little Lolita comes calling.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 4:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gay Angels
      Gay Angels

      So Gay people on this site have NO PROBLEM making sweeping generalizations about other people but as soon as some start to do the same to Gay people wet their huggies? Just imagine the comments if this article had been about a Transexual. C’mon if you dish it then surely you should be able to take it. Lets be honest, straight people or “breeders”, like sooo many of the “tolerant” gays call them on this site are NOT the only people who are Pedophiles. Deal with it.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B
      B

      No. 33 · Gus wrote, “Unlike that ancient group based in Rome, we don’t want this guy transferred to another position within the organization, we want him in jail.”

      An older “ancient group based in Rome” used to throw the current “ancient group based in Rome” to the lions, although other means could be used instead.

      Aug 10, 2012 at 10:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • paza
      paza

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      Aug 10, 2012 at 10:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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