LA High School Dean/Football Coach Arrested

LA High School Dean/Football Coach Arrested

According to the Los Angeles Times, Brad Ratcliff, 53, a Los Angeles area high school dean & successful prep football coach was arrested earlier this week on child pornography charges.   Ratcliff is currently a dean at West Adams Prep in Pico-Union, and has also served as an executive officer of the  Los Angeles Football Coaches Association.

A search of his home revealed that he was in possession of numerous child sexual abuse and torture images and videos containing young male victims.   There is no evidence at the moment that the images/videos are of current or former students.

At this time, Ratcliff has not been charged in connection with the case, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Ratcliff was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation and  was released on the day of his arrest on $20,000 bail.

Feb, 10, 2011