Thursday, December 29, 2005

it's about damn time

we joined the national database. there are all sorts of statistics out there regarding sexual assault. one in every five children is assaulted and one in every three women. it is bone chilling MOST of this never even gets reported.

Sex-Offender Database Goes National Connecticut Joins 47 Other States In Linking RegistryDecember 29, 2005 By TRACY GORDON FOX, Courant Staff Writer

Leaving Connecticut will no longer provide anonymity for sexual predators registered on its sex offender's registry now that the state has joined 47 others on the National Sex Offender Database. All of the 4,136 registered sex offenders living, working or attending school in Connecticut will be included on the national website, Gov. M. Jodi Rell said Wednesday.
Connecting to this national registry gives us another tool to safeguard our most vulnerable residents and prevent future tragedies," Rell said in a written statement. "We must - and will - do everything we can to make our streets and neighborhoods as safe as we can."The site, national sex offender database, is easy to use, and requires only plugging in an offender's name, state, county, city or town or ZIP code in 48 states. .................

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