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Authorities confirmed Tuesday that Kirkland could be looking at additional charges.
(Photo by John Valenzuela/The Sun/SCNG) An attorney on Tuesday, Sept.The appropriate place to refute these allegations is through the judicial process where disputed facts and interpretations of events can be proven, rather than in the media.” Authorities arrested 58-year-old Kirkland in April 2016 in Arizona.He subsequently pleaded guilty in April to molesting four female Redlands High School students between May 1, 2015 and May 1, 2016.He called Kirkland’s conviction a “slap on the wrist,” and that all of Kirkland’s victims were special needs students and/or teacher assistants.Kirkland could not be reached for comment Tuesday and his attorney, Sean O’Connor, did not return repeated telephone calls Monday and Tuesday seeking comment.School administrators were aware of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against Kirkland for at least 12 years, yet “intentionally and maliciously chose to leave Kirkland in his position and at school,” allowing Kirkland to sexually abuse roughly 16 female students within the school district, according to the lawsuit.
“Defendants acted with outrageous conduct, with the intent of causing harm to the students attending defendant’s school,” the lawsuit alleges.
19, announced that four former students of Redlands High School special education teacher and convicted sex offender Kevin Patrick Kirkland have filed a lawsuit alleging school and district officials failed to protect them and properly address complaints of sexual misconduct.
Irvine attorney Morgan Stewart with Manly, Stewart & Finaldi said at a news conference outside the San Bernardino Justice Center in downtown San Bernardino that the lawsuit, filed Monday, also names as defendants the Redlands Unified School District, former RHS principal Christina Rivera, former school district Superintendent Lori Rhodes, and district Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Sabine Robertson-Phillips.
Kirkland that is not based on the facts available at that time.
“It is simply unfair to imply that district leaders did not take this case seriously,” Harber continued.
The suit says Robertson-Phillips, with permission from Rhodes and Rivera, told Kirkland to stop sending texts to students and “stop behaving inappropriately.” He was put on watch for 45 days, but his behavior did not change, the suit continued.