Not All Sex Offenders Have To Follow Halloween Rules Posted: 10: 38 AM, October 27, 2011 Updated: 10: 38 AM, October 27, 2011 HOUSTON Children all over town are trying to find just the right costume to score candy this Halloween.
It has become a Halloween tradition in Wisconsin: Keeping close watch on sex offenders to ensure they dont pose a risk to children during trickortreating. Registered sex offenders on There are a growing number of states that have enacted laws restricting the activities of sex offenders on Halloween. The type of restrictions imposed on sex offenders during Halloween hours generally range from" no passing out candy" to" no driving after dark"among other things.
Childress says there are many misconceptions about sex offenders on Halloween. " They're not permitted to be home during Halloween; If you're on the sex offender list that, like you said, you can't decorate your house" he If you live in Baker County, the Baker County Sheriff's Office says, the county does not have a specific ordinance for Halloween, but sex offender investigators will be tracking offenders to know where they are on the holiday.
" In Kansas for registered sex offenders there really are no rules, " Johnson County Court Services Officer Lisa Fleming told 41 Action News. " Halloween is On top of knowing where sex offenders might be living, some parents might be interested to know what local rules are in place governing what offenders can and cannot do on Halloween.
Law enforcement in every neighborhood wants to make sure that door is not answered by a registered sex offender or sexual predator. In Duval County, there are 2, 081 registered sex offenders and predators who live in almost every neighborhood. On nights like Halloween where children are going doortodoor for candy, police are tightening the rules.