A holiday centered on children going door to door and panhandling for candy in the dark could spell temptation for homeless sex offenders.
However, officers from California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation have on their superhero costumes. They will be rounding up about 500 transient paroled sex offenders, including about 40 in San Francisco, to spend 5 to 10 p.m. on Halloween evening in a designated location. Read More
State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, will hold a hearing next week on registration practices for California’s convicted sex offenders.In a release, Ammiano, a former member of The City’s Board of Supervisors, said the hearing will focus on creating a “tiered registration system” for sex offenders in the state. Read More
Registered sex offenders would be living closer to schools and day care centers under a proposal by San Francisco officials to ask for exemptions for where they can live.
In 2006, state voters passed Jessica’s Law, which prohibits registered sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school, park or child care facility for life. Read More