Sex offenders

Bay Area Trick Or Treat Survey (Photos by AP Photo)

‘Operation Boo’ Detains Transient Paroled Sex Offenders On Halloween

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.


Ankle Bracelet. (CBS)

Changes Coming To How California Tracks Sex Offenders

The California Department of Corrections is changing the way they monitor sex offenders who are wearing ankle bracelets.


Ankle Bracelet. (CBS)

California To Change Sex-Offender Tracking

Buried under a tidal wave of electronic data, California parole agents next week will significantly change how they monitor and respond to alarms from tracking devices that are affixed to released sex offenders.

CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011


Vallejo Police Looking For High-Risk Sex Offender

Vallejo police are asking the public’s help in locating a high-risk convicted sex offender wanted on a felony arrest warrant for violating his registration requirements.

CBS San Francisco–03/25/2011


SF Woman Sentenced For Facebook Sex Chat With Minors

A San Francisco woman who created fake Facebook identities and used them to contact young girls in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to nine months in jail and ordered to register as a sex offender.

CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011


Law Enforcement Panel: California Should End Jessica’s Law

A law enforcement panel is recommending that California voters repeal residency restrictions for sex offenders because too many of them are listed as transient, making them more difficult to monitor.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

CA Senate Approves Chelsea's Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ State senators unanimously approved a law allowing some convicted child molesters to be locked up for life, in response to the slayings of two teenagers in San Diego County.


East Bay Tracks Parolees with GPS

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)_ Some alleged gang members are now being tracked with GPS devices. That’s an outgrowth of efforts to track other types of high-risk offenders with the technology.


CA to Notify Public if Sex Offenders Flee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is ordering corrections officials to alert the public when a sex offender parolee slips away from supervision.


Legislators to Consider Law About Sex Offenders

California legislators are set to consider an overhauled version of “Chelsea’s Law” this week.