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Two studies in the latest issue of the Journal of Law and Economics cast doubt on whether sex offender registry and notification laws actually work as intended.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MyMatchChecker.com today issued the following statement regarding the expected Match.com status hearing scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m.
The use of GPS technology to monitor sex offenders should be viewed as a tool rather than a control mechanism, a team of researchers at Sam Houston State University found in a recent study.
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 1993 to 2009, about nine percent of victims of serious violent crime?rape or other sexual assault, robbery, or aggravated assault?received direct assistance from a victim service agency, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida law enforcement agencies are using JusticeXchange to find registered sex offenders who have failed to keep them informed of their whereabouts through our secure, integrated database from states around the country. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office worked a case where an individual was arrested and released on misdemeanor charges.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve campus safety and security for students and staff, visitors gaining access to Detroit Public Schools (DPS) are now background-checked through FAST-PASSÂ®, SISCO's high-speed visitor management system.
CAMP HILL, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crime Watch PA magazine, which has led to the apprehension of several wanted criminals, recently expanded the reach of its anti-crime and family safety messages with statewide distribution beginning in May 2011. Crime Watch PA has been instrumental in the apprehension of several wanted criminals in Pennsylvania.
DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading dating site True.com (TRUE, http://www.true.com) applauds Match.com for stating its plans to put in place sex offender screening features that TRUE has employed for years.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting potential dates online at popular matchmaking websites is convenient for many of today's hardworking professionals looking for companionship, but the perils of not knowing much about an online date are becoming more and more prevalent. Andy Scott and Robert Buchholz are two retired law enforcement officers who have been working to help online daters protect themselves for the last two years through MyMatchChecker.com. "Not every...
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released the technical report Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2010. This report describes the formulas used to allocate state and local JAG awards.