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ande
January 21st, 2011, 07:29 PM
USA Swimming Launches New Background Check Program After 20/20 Investigation (http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/Swimming/usa-swimming-launches-background-checks-sex-crimes/story?id=12723623)

ABC News Receives duPont Award for 'The Coach's Secret' Reporting

By MEGAN CHUCHMACH
Jan. 21, 2011


USA Swimming Athlete Protection Measures and Best Practice Guidelines (http://www.usaswimming.org/_Rainbow/Documents/ef433211-893e-43d0-a7b8-f6d787b0d9bf/Athlete%20Protection%20-%20guidelines%20and%20policies%20.pdf).


WATCH PART 1 of the 20/20 investigation (http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/sexual-misconduct-us-swimming-10337006).

WATCH PART 2 of the 20/20 investigation (http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/inside-usa-swimming-secrets-betrayal-10337133).

jaadams1
January 21st, 2011, 07:49 PM
USA Swimming Launches New Background Check Program After 20/20 Investigation (http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/Swimming/usa-swimming-launches-background-checks-sex-crimes/story?id=12723623)

ABC News Receives duPont Award for 'The Coach's Secret' Reporting

By MEGAN CHUCHMACH
Jan. 21, 2011


USA Swimming Athlete Protection Measures and Best Practice Guidelines (http://www.usaswimming.org/_Rainbow/Documents/ef433211-893e-43d0-a7b8-f6d787b0d9bf/Athlete%20Protection%20-%20guidelines%20and%20policies%20.pdf).


WATCH PART 1 of the 20/20 investigation (http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/sexual-misconduct-us-swimming-10337006).

WATCH PART 2 of the 20/20 investigation (http://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/inside-usa-swimming-secrets-betrayal-10337133).

This is horrible that does and is happening, even right in our own areas without anyone "knowing." It is good that 20/20 brought this investigation to the public eye. Hopefully all our children will remain safe, not only in swimming, but all sports/school activities/etc.

ande
January 22nd, 2011, 12:27 PM
I believe there are many who've done wrong and haven't been caught.

inflictfreedom
January 22nd, 2011, 02:48 PM
seriously, what took so long? I would have thought this would have been part of the program long before any investigation.