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Blogs with News Stories on Sex Offender Issues:

TX: Officials discuss sex offender problem

The number of registered sex offenders residing in unincorporated areas of Johnson County increased from 370 in 2017 to 597 today, JCSO Chief Deputy Mark Reinhardt said. One residence that served as home to multiple offenders sat within 400 feet of a school, Reinhardt...

Our System Is Not Doing the Thing It Says It Intends to Do

The whole idea was that we are going to protect children. But because most abuse of children happens inside the family, the registry doesn’t affect that. It just creates more “stranger danger” fear. The research for twenty-five years shows it doesn’t make anyone...

UK: Online naming and shaming ‘threatening offender rehabilitation’

According to Detective Superintendent Stewart Gull, the recent spate of 'naming and shaming' local offenders online after their sentences have been carried out is posing serious problems for their ability to reintegrate into the community. He told Express he is aware...

Judge Salas speaks out against too much public information

Federal Judge Esther Salas, whose son was tragically killed last week, spoke out for the first time since the incident. As she explained in a video published by the Savoy Show, “A madman – who I believe was targeting me because of my position as a federal judge – came...

MI: Man wrongly imprisoned for FTR can’t sue state

The Michigan Supreme Court has stopped a man from suing the state after he spent more than a year in prison for a crime that wasn’t a crime. The man was behind bars for 17 months for failing to provide accurate information for Michigan’s sex offender registry. The...

Tropical Storm Isaias heading towards Florida

UPDATE:  FAC reached out to each county for hurricane procedures and you can find those responses HERE News stations in South Florida are beginning to report on Tropical Storm Isaias, which could hit our state as soon as Saturday. We hope none of our members or loved...

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