Kaceen Jordan, a 35-year-old Brooklyn outreach coordinator at the Parks Department's Partnership For Parks, was arrested early this morning for sexual involvement with a minor. Cops nabbed Jordan on Madison Avenue and East 123rd Street, outside Marcus Garvey Park, around 7:15 a.m. and charged him with Unlawful Dealing with Child, Act in Manner Injurious to Child, and Public Lewdness.
According to A Walk in the Park's sources the victim was a 15-year-old black male. Apparently a witness saw the boy and Jordan engaging in a sex act in a parked car and reported it to the police. The same source suggests that Jordan, who lives in Bed-Stuy and has a nine-year-old daughter, may have met the youth in the park earlier in the morning.
Jordan, who makes $47,000 a year and is responsible for park districts 5, 6, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 (which includes Coney Island), started working for the Partnership in 2004. In 2009 he was given a service award which cited how he "consistently goes the extra mile to accommodate park volunteers and his coworkers." The Partnership for Parks has not immediately replied to our request for comment.