A Cop and a Scholar Expose Halloween SO Patrols as Waste of Taxpayer Dollars

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.

News Media Asked to Include FACTS if Tempted to Treat Halloween Hoax Like News

Omaha-area TV stations are receiving this letter from Nebraskans Unafraid:As we informed you last year,  non-family sex crimes against children on Halloween are virtually non-existent. Recent research in Nebraska shows that the reoffense rate of former sex offenders is extremely low.Despite these facts, you probably will hear about Halloween “sex offender patrols” in the weeks ahead. In [...]