Corrections officer arrested for sexual misconduct

Mugshot of Isaiah Christmas (Photo Courtesy of Howard County Police Dept.)

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) – A corrections officer arrested for sexual misconduct with detainee at a juvenile detention center.

Howard County police issued an arrest warrant for Isaiah C. Christmas, 60, of Kokomo, on Jan. 23. However, it was not until Jan. 30 that Christmas turned himself in to authorities.

According to police, a sexual misconduct complaint came from a female detainee at the Howard County Community Corrections program, a juvenile detention center about Christmas. At the time, Christmas was a Community Corrections Field Officer at the center.

Christmas was taken into custody and released on bond on Jan. 30.

Howard County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating this case. If anyone has information regarding this case, contact the Howard County Criminal Investigations Division at 765-456-2031. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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