Solano County sheriff’s deputies have arrested 17 sex offenders for alleged parole and probation violations during a weeklong countywide sweep, according to a sheriff’s spokesman.
A state Senate oversight report finds that at least 23 sex offenders have been approved to work as drug and alcohol counselors in California over the past eight years.
The investigative arm of the state Senate has found nearly two dozen registered sex offenders serving as substance-abuse counselors in California, which lacks procedures to screen them out.
he number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago, according to figures released Wednesday by the state corrections department.
A federal judge will hear arguments in San Francisco Monday morning on a motion to block a voter initiative’s requirement that California’s 73,000 registered sex offenders must give police a list of their online screen names and Internet service providers.
A federal judge has blocked part of a voter-approved ballot initiative related to human trafficking.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s new voter-approved law to boost penalties for those convicted of human trafficking.
California will toughen its penalties for human trafficking and its monitoring of sex offenders under an initiative approved Tuesday.
State Attorney General Kamala Harris is expanding an annual Halloween child safety project by rounding up transient sex offenders to make sure they don’t come in contact with kids on Halloween.
The California Department of Corrections is changing the way they monitor sex offenders who are wearing ankle bracelets.