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Originally posted by Master_Wii
Kansas: Hudson man Leroy Schad has been forced by a court to display his sex offender status on both car doors that says "sex offender in this car" and signs on each side of the house where he lives that says "A sex offender lives here."
Legal analysts say that judges have the right to do what they want as long as the sentence does not infringe on the suspect's rights.
"We already have a sex offender registry and all these kinds of conditions do is create danger to the offender and everyone around the offender," said defense attorney Dan Monnat, who is not representing Schad.
In my opinion, let everyone around him know he cant be trusted, but don't lock him away where taxpayers have to foot the bill. We should adopt this with other crimes as well, Scarlet Letter style!
Originally posted by jpm1602
I find nothing humorous regarding sexual predators. Nothing. You brits are an odd lot sometimes.
Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from Prison in 1994
Presents, for the first time, data on the rearrest, reconviction, and reimprisonment of 9,691 male sex offenders, including 4,295 child molesters, who were tracked for 3 years after their release from prisons in 15 States in 1994. The 9,691 are two-thirds of all the male sex offenders released from prisons in the United States in 1994. The study represents the largest followup ever conducted of convicted sex offenders following discharge from prison and provides the most comprehensive assessment of their behavior after release.
Highlights include the following:
- Within 3 years following their release, 5.3% of sex offenders (men who had committed rape or sexual assault) were rearrested for another sex crime.
- On average the 9,691 sex offenders served 3 1/2 years of their 8-year sentence.
- Compared to non-sex offenders released from State prisons, released sex offenders were 4 times more likely to be rearrested for a sex crime.
The 9,691 released sex offenders included 4,295 men who were in prison for child molesting
Originally posted by LLoyd45
reply to post by WolfofWar
You're talking about offenders that are almost certainly going to re-offend, not a purse snatcher or a car thief. When they offend, they destroy peoples lives. You can't replace a child's innocence or their sense of security that was stolen from them. Their parents must endure the guilt of thinking they somehow are responsible and could have prevented it.
How anyone can feel sorry for them is beyond me. Would you want one living next door to you and your family or even in your community? I wouldn't. It's not a matter of "if" they'll do it again, it's a matter of "When".
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Obviously you didn't read all my posts..
Originally posted by WolfofWar
You have an statistics on the majority of them being repeat offenders, any more so then most criminals? Because I believe your pulling that statistic from within the furthest reaches of your rectum.
They're four times as like to re-offend according to Bureau of Justice who I might add are conservative in their estimates.
Compared to non-sex offenders released from State prisons, released sex offenders were 4 times more likely to be rearrested for a sex crime.
So you see molesting a five year old as being the equivalent of stealing a car? You really have a distorted sense of values if you truly believe that. It's like comparing apple and oranges..
Despite however you feel about sex offenders, the fact remains is that their crime is no different then any other crime.
Unfortunately they hardly ever serve out their sentences as the Bureau of Justice statistics bears out.
There is a unrecommended penalty for said crime, in how many years maximum they would serve, and when being found guilty, they serve that time until the courts deem he has served his punishment.
On average the 9,691 sex offenders served 3 1/2 years of their 8-year sentence.
Upon release they are typically placed on a state sex offenders registry and remain on it a number of years based upon the severity of their offenses and their risk of re-offending.
Upon removal from the court system, he is considered, by the government and federal,state, and local judiciary systems, as a free man once more, having served his time and re payed his debt for the crime he committed. There is no reason why he should be different then any other criminal, and be branded by a scarlet letter after his crime has been rectified.
Originally posted by Truth4hire
Warning: ATS Member in this car
Warning: ATS Member lives here
What´s the difference between this and marking gays, gypsies and jews with stars?