A positive story from Ohio, as that state’s Criminal Justice Recodification Committee is recommending, among other changes, getting rid of residency restrictions for registered sex offenders. Read more about the proposed change here. Maybe more states and cities will follow suit and ditch residency restrictions.
Another state is considering changes that would reduce the number of people on its bloated sex offender registry. The Dayton Daily News reports that a committee is recommending changes to Ohio’s registry. The plan maintains the current three-tier registration system, but allows for low-level offenders to avoid registration at a judge’s discretion, allows offenders toContinue reading “Major overhaul to Ohio sex offender registry?”
An Ohio legislative committee will consider changes to the state’s sex offender registry, as reported in the Dayton Daily News. The proposals include going from an offense-based classification system, in which offenders are assigned to a tier and given registration requirements based on the criminal offense they committed, to a more risk-based system in whichContinue reading “Ohio to consider changes to sex offender registry”