Heun later said he wanted to impress upon Walgren that the matter was serious.But if Walgren cooperated, Heun told him, the matter could be kept out of court.Earlier that day, she had learned of the sex video from a friend and was upset Walgren recorded their encounter without her permission.At first, she said, she was not sure the sex was consensual but later stated clearly that it was.Neither teen was visible on the two minutes of footage during their sexual tryst.It was the audio Walgren played for four friends, some at a school hockey practice. Also in the dean's office was Brett Heun, a Naperville police officer assigned to the school.
As Heun drove her to a hospital, Maureen Walgren, a nurse and married mother-of-three, asked about photos of the injured person sent to Heun's phone. When sexual images are shared and discovered, school officials are not in complete agreement about best practices for responding, but there is consensus that a student's cellphone should immediately be confiscated and police alerted.
Walgren was interviewed for at least 20 minutes in the dean's office until his parents were contacted.
When officials called his mother at work, Maureen Walgren said she could guarantee her son would fulfill any requirements to keep the matter out of court, according to the accounts obtained by the AP.
When those laws were passed, lawmakers could not have foreseen how teens, perhaps acting on impulse or under peer pressure, would be able to create or send explicit images at the push of a button.
The laws were aimed at protecting children from adults.