NYC correction officer accused of sexually abusing child

Posted at 4:00 PM, Apr 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-28 16:00:38-04

NEW YORK — An officer with the NYC Department of Corrections was arrested after police say he molested his young female relative.

Juan Tirado, 40, is charged with course of sexual conduct against a child, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.

Police sources tell PIX11 the abuse happened from 2012-2015.

Tirado was arrested after the victim came forward.

PIX11’s Myles Miller contributed to this report.