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Thursday, June 1, 2006

Increased Struggle to Find Housing of Paroled Sex Offenders

California Corrections Officials are struggling as never before to find housing for a steady stream of high-risk sex offenders after they are released from prison. In one county, officials have had to resort to housing a handful of sex offenders in a state parole office.

The housing challenge grew tougher this year due to the signing of a new law preventing convicted child molesters classified as high-risk from living within half a mile of any kindergarten through high school, public or private, while they are on parole.  More. . . [Mark Godsey]

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