Sex offenders’ homes to be marked by ‘No Trick or Treat’ signs, to keep kids away on Halloween

The Sheriff’s office in Butt’s County, Georgia, will place “no trick or treat” signs on the front lawns of sex offenders this Halloween, in a bid to prevent children from coming into contact with registered sex offenders. “This Halloween, my office has placed signs in front of every registered sex offender’s house to notify the […]

Pavement parking – Major UK city outlines areas where offenders face punishment

Motorists caught parking on the pavement in Liverpool face punishment in a new clampdown.  Liverpool City Council has outlined a number of areas where offenders can face a punishment.  This crackdown on inconsiderate drivers will begin in 2018.  The council has identified a number of hotspots where its resources and parking wardens will be issued.  […]

Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders

Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor has released the Liberal government’s proposed cannabis regulations opening the door to craft marijuana producers, allowing low-risk offenders to participate in the industry and offering some leeway on packaging. CBC | Health News

Passport rules: NEW law will see child sex offenders NAMED in travel documents

Sex offenders who have committed sex crimes against minors will have their crimes identified on their passports. The criminals will have their original passports revoked, under the new US law. If they wish to travel outside the US they will be required to apply for new travel documents which identify them to passport officials. Those […]

The Betrayed Girls' Maggie Oliver reveals just TWO grooming offenders are still in prison

The former police detective revealed that just two of those who were charged in the investigation are still serving their sentence.  Speaking to host Lorraine Kelly, she explained: “They’re all out apart from two. The vast majority of the offenders, even the offender who got a 12-year-old pregnant.  “We had a foetus, we had DNA, […]

Barring sex offenders from social media unconstitutional – Supreme Court

A North Carolina law banning sex offenders from social media sites accessible by children is unconstitutional, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled. Lester Gerard Packingham, a registered sex offender, was arrested under the law after posting on social media about defeating a traffic ticket. “No fine. No court costs. No nothing. Praise be to God. […]

Supreme Court rules unanimously that sex offenders can use social media

Tomohiro Ohsumi / Stringer / Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites. The justices ruled unanimously Monday in favor of North Carolina resident Lester Packingham Jr. His Facebook boast about beating a traffic ticket led […]

Israel decriminalizes marijuana use for non-repeat offenders

Israel’s Cabinet has approved new measures on the path to decriminalize the use of marijuana in the country. Anyone caught using the drug for the first time will only be fined roughly $ 270 instead of facing criminal charges. The new policy formulated by the Public Security and Justice ministries shifts focus from criminal prosecution […]