In The News – Former Drum Corps Director George Hopkins Charged With Sexual Assault

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George Hopkins, the former director of Allentown’s famed Cadets drum corps, was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting two former employees, another striking turn in what had been an illustrious, four-decade-long career that took Hopkins to the top of the national youth activity.

Hopkins was forced out as director of the Cadets in April after the Inquirer and Daily News published accusations of nine women who said he had sexually harassed or assaulted them. The revelations, which sparked wide calls for change within the drum corps community, led other accusers to come forward, including the two women whose accusations resulted in the charges.

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Posted by on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI World.