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Old 11-03-2006, 10:38 PM   #1
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Sex offenders registry

Not to alarm anyone, but this is a good link. Most of you in the U.S. have probably heard of John Walsh (America's most Wanted), well this is a site by him. Anyway, if you enter your address ( I just entered my street, not my house number), it will then show you a little icon of your house, and green and red dots in your area which represents predators near you. When you click on the dots, it will show you a picture of the predator and you can also click on that person's offenses and a map of where they live in proximity to you.

Creepy, but good to know. Oh, it also lists where the person works. There are plenty of them near me

http://www.familywatchdog.us/

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Old 11-03-2006, 11:24 PM   #2
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Thank you, Amber! According to this map, I have no sickos living near me. But I know many of them don't register their home address.
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:25 PM   #3
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Thanks for the link. I passed it along to all my kids.
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:30 PM   #4
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I did the same as JoAnn and sent it to both daughters. Even checked out the areas around both of them.
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:41 PM   #5
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Thank you, Amber! According to this map, I have no sickos living near me. But I know many of them don't register their home address.
They are required to register. On Halloween our police knocked on every registered offender's door to make sure they were there and in a nearby town every one of them was required to attend a meeting during the hours of 5-9.
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Old 11-06-2006, 05:15 PM   #6
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Oh my goodness. I am horrified as to what came up around me.
Alot of sexual imposition and battery. One living within a half a
mile of my son's school !!!
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Old 11-06-2006, 05:36 PM   #7
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Yep, got a few in our neighborhood, but we already knew. The police go around handing out papers with photos and their crimes as well as their address. It gives me the creeps. I can't wait until we can move!
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Old 11-06-2006, 06:21 PM   #8
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We never get information about Sex Offenders on our block. Maybe I should call the Police Department and ask about this.

Thanks Amber for the link.
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Old 11-07-2006, 05:36 AM   #9
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Thank you, Amber. I hadn't seen this one. Some part of Florida government sends one similar to us. If a predator moves, we get an alert, etc. I will certainly look this one over too.
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Old 11-07-2006, 05:56 AM   #10
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These registries are so important. We learned recently that a sex offender lives just down the street (across from a school, of course). Even if we don't have children, we're doing a community service to keep our eyes open. Thanks, Amber.
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