Miles City athletic trainer was school district employee, documents say

Ex-Miles City athletic trainer James “Doc” Jensen was paid as an employee by the school district there for at least four years, according to documents filed Wednesday by plaintiffs in the lawsuit.

Plaintiffs and the school district continue to spar in court filings about Jensen’s status with the high school.

Jensen is accused of operating a systematic sexual abuse scheme known as “The Program” in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s. The civil suit targets both Jensen and the Custer County High School District, which 31 alleged victims argue should have stopped Jensen’s abuse.

Jensen faces separate criminal charges for possession of child pornography in Custer County District Court, and in federal court for coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity. Jensen has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

State investigators and Custer County officials said all of

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