HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – A former teacher at ThunderRidge High School found guilty of three counts of sexual exploitation of a child has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.

According to the district attorney’s office, Jeffrey Falk, 52, of Highlands Ranch will also serve 15 years on intensive supervised probation as a sex offender upon his release.

A 2010 yearbook photo of Jeffrey Falk (credit: CBS)

A 2010 yearbook photo of Jeffrey Falk (credit: CBS)

Falk taught math at ThunderRidge High School from July 1995 to July 2014. Deputies in Douglas County arrested him last September after investigator found he had secretly recorded minors.

“This case highlights the lengths to which child predators will go” District Attorney George Brauchler said in a statement. “A person who our community trusted for nearly two decades to have special access to our children in our public schools later abused the trust others had in him to victimize young boys and amass a library of child porn. There is no place in our free society for a person who views children as objects for perverse self-gratification.”

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