A year after he resigned, a former Dane County deputy has been charged with sexual assault. 42 year old Jeffrey Hilgers of Madison also faces charges of child pornography .
In April of last year, he allegedly had a relationship with a 42 year old woman that was in a jail diversion program. The woman admitted they first met when she was a jail inmate. State law forbids sexual contact between correctional officers and inmates.
In addition to 2nd degree sexual assault, Hilgers is charged with 7 counts of child pornography. Investigators reportedly found the images on his computer during a search of his home.