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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 09:53 PM

Air Force Academy ethics instructor arrested on charges of attempting to lure a child online

An Air Force intelligence officer serving as an ethics instructor at the Air Force Academy in Colorado faces allegations that he attempted to lure a child on the internet, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday. Investigators with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children task force arrested Capt. Paul Sikkema on the class 4 felony charge, the office announced on Twitter.

Colorado law defines the charge of “internet luring of a child” as knowingly communicating electronically with an individual the suspect believes to be younger than 15 years old in which he or she “describes explicit sexual conduct [and] … makes a statement persuading or inviting the person to meet the [suspect] for any purpose.”

If convicted, Sikkema faces two to six years in prison and a fine up to $500,000, according to Colorado law.
Sikkema is a 2012 graduate of the Air Force Academy who returned in 2017 to his alma mater to teach in the philosophy department, according to his Air Force biography. He was teaching an ethics court in that department.

The captain also has a master’s degree in philosophy, which he earned from Georgia State University in 2014, writing his thesis on the ethics of targeted killing, according to the biography. Before returning to the academy, Sikkema had attended intelligence officer training and worked as an instructor assigned to the 33th Air Control Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida.

https://www.stripes.com/news/us/air-force-academy-ethics-instructor-arrested-on-charges-of-attempting-to-lure-a-child-online-1.578288

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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 10:45 PM

1. The ethics of targeted killing

I wonder which side he came down on?

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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 11:09 PM

2. One of the Academy super Christians?

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