Published: Jul 29, 2014 6:11 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A former New York officer, in his own trouble with the law. Police say Deodhram Singh sexually abused his 16 year old baby sitter who was hired to watch his one year old child.

The victim was found on this website, care.com a baby sitters for hire website. According to the police report, after hiring her, Singh first texted the victim telling her she was beautiful.  Then he started to get more physical.

"There should be a definite line between employer and employee, and that's what you are as a babysitter as an employee," says Stacey Payne with the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

Payne says if a child is going to work in a job like this, there are steps parents can take to keep a closer eye on their kids.

"There are apps were you can monitor what's going on with your kids phone.  What instant messages, what texts are being sent, copies can be sent to you."

Payne goes on to say parents should talk to their kids and tell them the second they feel something is wrong, they should let someone know right away.