With politicians in Alexandria, Neb., pursuing a residency restriction ordinance that basically targets one person, we recommend to everyone in Alexandria the following news item: Florida is among states that have pursued aggressive residency restrictions. The Sunshine State now is dealing with the devastating effects of this initiative: The public is terrified. All research showsContinue reading “Alexandria, Neb., Residency Restrictions Will Make That Town More Dangerous”
A nationally recognized researcher and a law enforcement expert on sex offenders say those “sex-offender patrols” on Halloween are stupid. These patrols are great publicity stunts. But this researcher and this detective say they are lousy community safety practice.
Nebraska’s prison overcrowding issue is generating a lot of noise. Someone should take a hard look at how Nebraska’s harsh new law on former sex-offenders is making things worse. UNO research shows that most former sex offenders are not going to reoffend. But the new law, LB 285, creates a web of technical violations thatContinue reading “LB285 and Prison Overcrowding”