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California Sex Offenders

Fear the Bogeyman: Sex Offender Panic on Halloween

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Andrew Extein, MSW

The reality is that there has never been a recorded case of abuse or abduction by a registered sex offender on Halloween. Most offenders already comply with strict parole and registration requirements, and many are constantly tracked with GPS monitors.

Big Problem With Way We Track Sex Offenders

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of ankle monitors that track the movements of paroled sex offenders and other criminals were ordered removed and replaced by ...

Shocking Reveal About State Sex Offenders

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.26.2013 | San Francisco

A report by the Los Angeles Times has found that thousands of paroled California sex offenders, including many rapists and child molesters, are disarm...

Judge Blocks California's Voter-Approved Prop 35

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.15.2013 | San Francisco

Last week, a federal judge in San Francisco issued an injunction halting the implementation of California's voter-approved Proposition 35, an anti-hum...

Sex Offenders On Halloween: Operation Boo Cracks Down

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.16.2012 | San Francisco

This Halloween, State Attorney General Kamala Harris is expanding on California's 18-year-old Halloween sexual assault prevention program, Operation B...

Homeless Sex Offenders To Be Rounded Up On Halloween Night

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 12.29.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- About 2,000 paroled California sex offenders have no permanent home partly because of a state law that bans them from living nea...

1,000 California Foster Homes Match Sex Offender Addresses

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.27.2011 | Los Angeles

A new audit of the California foster care system has revealed that over 1,000 foster home addresses match those of registered sex offenders, according...

California Struggles With Paroled Sex Offenders

New York Times | SOLOMON MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A series of high-profile crimes involving parolees in California highlight the challenges of keeping track of them in a state that discharges more tha...