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Youth Suicide Prevention Manager For State, Busted With Child Porn, Cops Say. Then He's Was Released On $5,000 Bail.

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Source: MEGA: Rhode Island State Police

Jun. 8 2022, Published 10:10 a.m. ET

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A youth suicide prevention manager is accused of distributing child pornography, cops said.

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On June 7, the Rhode Island State Police announced the arrest of Jeffrey Hill, 46. He was charged with possession of child pornography and child erotica prohibited.

Hill worked as the youth suicide prevention project manager for the Rhode Island Department of Health, according to authorities.

Police started to investigate a person who was uploading child pornography to an email server. The address was traced to a home where Hill lived, police said.

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Troopers went to the home and arrested him. Investigators have not said how many images or videos they alleged found that belonged to Hill.

Hill was arrested and released on $5,000 bail. He is also barred from having unsupervised contact with minors.

If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison.

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