Sex Offender Research and News

  • Man wrongly jailed for 525 days under sex offender's name
    11-21-2014 Alabama: A man was wrongly arrested and held at the Fulton County Jail for 525 days under another man’s name. Randy Wiggins was mistakenly booked under Randy Williams’ name. Williams is a convicted child molester who was wanted on a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. “The sad part is the system failed him,” said Stephen Strong, his brother-in-law. Wiggins, who

  • Registered sex offender arrested in Starks
    This law is insane, he was visiting a home not related to the school, no action on his part towards the school. Lawmakers in Louisiana are completely nuts! 11-20-2014 Louisiana: STARKS, LA (KPLC) - Authorities said a 28-year-old Starks man, a registered sex offender, has been arrested after he came within 1,000 feet of a school. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said

  • Watchdog: Feds still can't access state GPS data on sex offenders
    Two people have died and these state agents still have not taken the required course! Unbelievable.. 11-19-2014 California: A half-day course could have helped federal probation officers monitor two men accused in Orange County serial killings. Officers have yet to take it. A recent report from the California Office of the Inspector General raises new questions about a federal agency’s

  • Cloverdale Police Department introduces new app
    11-19-2014 Indiana: CLOVERDALE -- Crime fighting is now at the fingertips of Cloverdale residents as the Cloverdale Police Department launched a smartphone app on Monday. The department is hoping that the new app, MyPD, will not only raise community involvement and awareness, but keep up with the ever changing ways people view information. The free app, which can be used on any iPhone or

  • National City Repeals Sex Offender Ordinance
    11-19-2014 California: National City’s lawmakers voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove an ordinance restricting predatory sex offenders from parks and other places where children gather. The 2005 rule said convicted sex offenders must stay 300 feet away from schools and parks. So why did the city council make such an unpopular move? The short answer is a 2014 court ruling gave the city