Tim Curley's attorney Caroline Roberto released a statement today on behalf of the former athletic director. The following statement is in response to the report by the family of Joe Paterno released today:
“The "nice guy" child sex offender is a chilling reality for people to accept. Jim Clemente, the former FBI profiler, asks the right questions, how could so many people – good people in a good community --fail to understand the red flags regarding Jerry Sandusky. Police, trained child protection professionals, family court personnel, coaches and school administrators, none of these people had malice in their hearts. Yet, everyone missed it.
To deny that we all missed it and ignore the reasons why as explained by Mr. Clemente, is to do a disservice to our children, to the memory of Joe Paterno and to Tim Curley, who is unjustly accused of crimes that are inconsistent with his character and lifetime of service. Mr. Clemente's expert report and compelling explanation of "grooming" of the community makes sense of this tragedy.
We look forward to our day in court when all the facts and circumstances can be presented to a fair and unbiased jury."