Louis Freeh to Head Penn State Investigation

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh will lead the independent sexual abuse investigation into Penn State.

At a news conference, Freeh stressed it is not a criminal investigation. If they uncover what they believe to be criminal acts, they will notify authorities and let them deal with it.

Freeh said the investigation might extend back to 1975, two years before Jerry Sandusky started Second Mile.

Freeh was chosen because of his background in child sex abuse cases and his lack of connection to Penn State and Pennsylvania.

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    Louis Freeh? (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by NYShooter on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 11:18:58 AM EST
    Isn't he still down in Georgia looking for those drug dealers Clinton double-crossed & killed?

    You know, the ones that flew in to Bill's secret airport?

    Why has Penn State empaneled its own (none / 0) (#2)
    by KeysDan on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 11:57:59 AM EST
    "independent" committee at this  time?   An ongoing criminal investigation is being conducted by the State Attorney General's office and the US Attorney's office.   While the "independent" committee is not to be a criminal one, it seems as if potential exists for overlap and confusion.

    If Penn State wants to study internal failures and the need for policy changes, an academic committee, with an impartial outside chair, would better fit the bill.   And, then there is Louis Freeh.  Ruby Ridge, the Waco Siege, the curious leaking of Richard Jewell's name in the 1996 Olympic Games, Robert Hanssen, the FBI spy operating under his nose, Wen Ho Lee, are not, in my view, great credentials for heading up any investigation.  

    Would have to add (none / 0) (#3)
    by Rojas on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 02:11:59 PM EST
    The shameful treatment Dr. Frederic Whitehurst the fbi lab whistleblower.
    Have to wonder how many of those wrongfully incarcerated would be walking the streets if we had faced up to the sorry state of the forensic sciences a decade and half ago.  

    Lol. You've answered your own question. (none / 0) (#5)
    by Mr Natural on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 08:45:49 PM EST
    The Truth will not set You Freeh (none / 0) (#4)
    by koshembos on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 04:03:00 PM EST
    Freeh is the perfect choice for the job in the same way that Obama is. Duck!