Increased penalties for registered citizens move forward in SD Legislature

Lawmakers in South Dakota have advanced legislation that would increase the punishment for failing to keep sex offender registration up to date. Senate Bill 61 would increase the penalty for sex offenders who fail more than once to register after moving to a new address. Currently, law penalizes second offenses the same as first offenses, aContinue reading “Increased penalties for registered citizens move forward in SD Legislature”

How accurate is the sex offender registry?

Many people believe that sex offender registries protect their families from sexual predators. But how accurate is the information on the registries? That’s the question posed by an article the Argus-Leader of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The newspaper reports that Dakota RSOL Family Solutions recently sent letters to every address on the registry, other thanContinue reading “How accurate is the sex offender registry?”