Graduate Student Looking for Participants

My name is Sara Ohlms and I am a student at Columbia Journalism School. I am writing my master’s thesis on the sex offender registry and the movement to reform it. I am looking for people to illustrate what the registry looks like in action. How does it affect a...

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Member Submission: IML and stamp on passport

The following was submitted by a member I obtained a new passport as an RSO in Florida last year just before the new "scarlet letter" law was passed. It contained no mark. After reading on your website the story about the man detained for just this reason, I...

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Sexual Assaults Prevalent in Florida Prisons

According to an article in the Daily Mail, a UK news outlet, "Prison rape in America - perpetrated by both inmates and staff - remains pervasive." 15 years after the Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003. Florida has one of the worst prison systems in the...

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New House Bill to track sexual assault DNA testing kits

House Bill 83 has been introduced in the Florida Legislature. The bill would establish a state-wide information system to track and manage, " the location, lab submission status, testing, completion, and storage of each kit required to be submitted for testing" and...

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Text Registration Reminders

Get reminded to register on your months via SMS text messages. Just text "START" to 727-233-4785 to begin -OR- click HERE for more details. This flyer can be printed and shared with others freely.

No warranty or liability implied. It is always YOUR responsibility to register. Intended as a backup reminder. Service provided free as a courtesy. Standard text message rates may apply.

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In-Person Reporting Challenge

The goal of this legal challenge is to eliminate or significantly reduce the requirement to physically report (in-person) to the Sheriff's office.

Ex Post Facto Retainer

The goal of this legal challenge is to have the registry recognized as punitive rather than administrative. The most immediate and obvious consequence of this would be that only laws and registration requirements active at the time of offense could be applied to a registrant.

In-Person Reporting Challenge

The goal of this legal challenge is to eliminate or significantly reduce the requirement to physically report (in-person) to the Sheriff's office.

Out of State Challenge

The goal of this legal challenge is to remove anyone on the registry who is not currently residing in the Florida community.

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