Foot Pursuit

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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Robin Lyons, Fiction AuthorBLOG POST #238: Research on a true-crime involving a 32-year-old man.

Can you imagine chasing after sexual predators all day at your job?! Thank goodness there are law enforcement officers who specialize in investigating online child exploitation and sensitive crimes. They make an immense difference every day, and yet few people are aware of what they do.

When the 32-year-old man in this case requested to be friends on Facebook with a 14-year-old girl who lived over 350 miles away he didn’t know he became friends with an undercover sheriff’s officer.

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The Worst Kind of Friends

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True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates. Posts about real school tragedy, crime, and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons, author websiteParents will want to read about these two guys who were the worst kind of friends there could be working in a school setting.

BLOG POST #218: This week, I’m sharing research on two specific crimes involving an Assistant Middle School Principal and a Transportation Manager from the same school district.

Transportation Manager

He worked with children for five years before advancing to managerial positions. By the time of his arrest, he’d been with the school district for thirteen years. Read More

Illegal Sex Acts

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime, and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons BlogIf you have children in school, I’m sure you’ll feel the same as I do about this case—thankful one more teacher who shouldn’t have been one in the first place is removed from the classroom.

BLOG POST #208: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a kindergarten teacher.

She’d been an elementary teacher for eight years when her ex-boyfriend was investigated for sexual battery against a child—his four-year-old daughter. His wife notified the authorities when their daughter told her what he’d done to her private parts.

A forensic examination of his electronic devices found two-year-old videos sent to him from his ex-girlfriend, the teacher.

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Shocking Sexual Abuse At A High School

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Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #182: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving sexual assault at a high school.

There were sexual assault reports from more than ten victims over several years. In the end, eight victims, boys, and girls told the judge their shocking stories.

A 14-year-old freshman garnered the courage to bypass school administration—because he’d seen they weren’t addressing the issue—and went to the school’s resource officer, a detective with the local police department.

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