Tag: sex offender

Sex Offenders Take Over Island of Oahu !

Now that I’ve got your attention- The current population of Hawaii’s 3rd largest island, Oahu, is approximately 992,605 as of a 2016 census. The population of registered sex offenders in the United States (and I use the term “United” loosely)…

The Dating Debacle for Registrants

Who do you tell, what do you say and when do you say it? That’s just one of the many dilemmas facing single registrants trying to reintegrate back into the dating world. Getting out there an socializing is risky business…

A Heartless Man Without A Soul

CBS/ South Florida recently had Ron Book/Chairman of Miami-Dade Homeless Trust debating with host and investigative reporter Jim DeFede about the Miami-Dade homeless encampment that has recently been shut down. You would think someone who’s chairman of something called the…

How To Eat An Elephant

How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time. That’s how solving an enormous problem has often been described.  You just keep at it, taking one small bite at a time until the entire problem is devoured. That’s…

Registrants: Uncompensated Research Subjects

Are registrants uncompensated lab rats? TN sex offender treatment includes the use of VASI/Visual Assessment of Sexual Interest screening. From the little amount of information available online regarding VASI, it’s similar to the AASI/Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest developed by…

One More Suicide Is One Too Many

Fear of life on the registry may be responsible for another life cut short. On Tuesday, 1/30/2018 the news reported that former “Glee” TV show” actor, Mark Salling died of an apparent suicide. Mark had been found guilty of possession…

Registrants and PTSD Screening

Periodically registrants in Sex Offender Group Therapy (you know, that “one-size-fits-all” group therapy that most registrants on supervision are mandated to attend after release from prison) are asked to fill out a screening questionnaire.  The questionnaire asks about their basic…