Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Residency restrictions for sex offenders offer false sense of security

Old Orchard Beach is considering placing restrictions on where sex offenders can live in the seaside, southern Maine community. While such restrictions could make residents and visitors feel safer, registries and limits on where offenders can live and work haven’t been shown to make much difference in their two-decade history. Instead, a heightened focus on treatment and rehabilitation would likely be more effective at reducing the horrific crime of sex abuse. 
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If they're so dangerous then they shouldn't be let out of jail.  It's as simple as that.  

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