Major changes could be in store for California’s sex offender registry under a bill in that state’s legislature, which has support of a wide range of organizations, including law enforcement and victims groups, as reported in the San Francisco Chronicle. California currently has lifetime registration, with more than 100,000 people on the list. SB421 byContinue reading “Changes in the works for California SOR”
The California Sex Offender Management Board has released an educational seven-minute video on the sex offender registry. Some of the information is California-specific, but much applies to all states. It’s well worth watching and sharing.
A reporter for a California television station asks whether sex offender registries actually protect the public. While covering a rally where sex offenders were protesting the International Megan’s Law, I got a chance to talk to some registered citizens, as they prefer to be addressed. They shared some details about what life looks like whenContinue reading “Do Sex Offender Registries Make Us Safer?”