BRICK TOWNSHIP — John Kisch, 57, of Brick Township, was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography on Tuesday, June 13, announced Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer.
The investigation was the result of a referral from the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children [ICAC] Task Force. The ICAC Task Force received cyber-tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual was uploading images of child pornography to the internet.
An investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crime Unit identified an IP address associated with a Brick Township residence as the location where the individual was uploading child pornography; that individual was ultimately identified as Mr. Kisch.
Mr. Kisch was employed as a part time Class I Special Police Officer in Brick Township.
“Upon being notified of the charges against John Kisch yesterday, we immediately terminated his part-time employment with the Township of Brick,” said Brick Business Administrator Joanne Bergin.
“Kisch is alleged to have possessed images of child pornography, every image is a risk to further victimize those being depicted,” said Homeland Security Investigations [HSI] Newark Special Agent in Charge Ricky J. Patel. “HSI special agents and our partners with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey State Police will continue to bring to justice those that are engaged in any activity involving the exploitation of our innocent children.”
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