Author: Kat

The Indignity of the Registry

Nothing says Indignity like being on the Registry! There’s the indignity of Compliance checks. Unannounced visits, intrusive walk-thru’s of your house, questions that, if asked of anyone else, would be deemed totally inappropriate . I’m not yet sure how I’m…

Bonds, Parolee’s and Sex Offenders

You’ve journeyed through Hell. You’ve traveled the long road of court dates and jail/prison sentences. Done your time. And now, finally, you’re out. Free, Semi-Free, On Supervision,whatever you want to call it. Time to get on with your life, right?…

Things That Go “Bump” In The Night

Does the idea of an audit scare you? How about an audit where states lose track of registrants? Out of the Boston Globe, Sept 27 is a great article by Jeremy C. Fox regarding Massachusetts having lost track of nearly…

One Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words!

According to one Missouri resident, the county has apparently made a few changes to their SO Registration policies. One of the changes is where one registers, it used to be at the jail, behind closed, locked doors and now it’s…

Who Wrote the Book on Homelessness?

WLRN/ Miami/South Florida ran an excellant article entitled “Sex Offenders Sent to Homeless Encampment told to Find Housing, But Where?” The encampment at Northwest 36th Court and 71st Street is at the edge of Hialeah and Miami.  It’s the warehouse…

No More Suicides, Please!

Today I read about a Las Vegas Metro police officer who committed suicide by asphyxiation on July 24, 2017. He was facing up to 45 years in prison for child pornography charges. He was 24 when he was arrested and…

The “Weight” of the Registry

The weight of the world is on my shoulders. Or that’s how it seems most of the time. And I’m not even a registrant, I’m just a family member of a registrant. So if the burden of the registry is…

Why Oh Why Wyoming?

Well, if you were planning a move or a summer vacation to Wyoming, you might want to think twice. Registrants in Wyoming as well as those traveling through the state will now have to empty their wallets to fatten the…

Analogy for The Supreme Court

An exellent article in “Collateral Consequences Resource Center” by Bidish Sarma addresses the question we’ve all asked, “hasn’t society’s war on sex offenders who have already completed criminal sentences, gone too far?” We all know the answer, of course it’s…

Welcome To Our World

Out of Florida comes a recent article about a Lake County woman who just wanted to take her family to Disney World. Imagine her shock when she is denied hotel access, is detained at Disney World and the authorities notified…