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School Cop Teamed Up with Special Ed Teacher to Run Adult Websites

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A high school in the Central Valley is investigating a school cop who teamed up with a high school special education teacher to start up a stable of adult websites.

The teacher, Heidi Kaeslin, could run into trouble with the Stockton district where she teaches if they find out that she was running the site from school computers. She has been placed on leave, while a computer forensics expert looks at her classroom computer, according to

The sites were started up by school cop Richard Fields, who was forced into early retirement because of budget cuts and was looking for a little extra income on the side. The sites that they allegedly ran together (many of which are already down — we checked) include,, and Fields said he ultimately abandoned the venture and that Kaeslin wasn't heavily involved, although the domain names were registered to her home, according to the site. looks like it's still up and running — and it has handcuffs and other sex toys for sale.

The website was able to visit some of the sites before their content was yanked down. The site had a test run as full-blown porn site. And under "About Us" on, it said, "This company was created by a young teacher who was inspired, after her male students spent most of the period staring at her boobs, to create the 'I (heart) teachers' shirt. .... She thought, 'Why the hell not' and moved forward with her idea by finding a partner, a computer whiz, and a T-shirt designer. The rest is history."

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It gets even more scandalous: Fields teamed up with Kaeslin while they were having an affair while Kaeslin was married. Fields met her on the job, since many of the students he had to deal with were special education students. Kaeslin's now ex-husband is believed to have been the one who tipped off school authorities that some unseemly internet activity might have been going on in Kaeslin's classroom.