Really Palm Beach Daily News? Is your shaming article necessary?

Wouldn’t you want someone convicted of an offense in the past to be doing better now? To have a profession, earn a license, become a productive member of their community? All your article does is seek to bring down a handful of people who are doing nothing other than trying to do their job and support their families.

Also, you COMPLETELY misapplied the recidivism statistics. The actual re-offense rates for people on the registry is in the single-digit percentage. Why not write a story called “could your real estate agent be a drug dealer” or “could your real estate agent be an armed robber” because both those crimes have much higher recidivism rates?

If anyone wants to share their thoughts with the journalist, please do: Wendy Rhodes. 561-820-3864. [email protected]

 

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