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Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Aug 20, 2006 03:46 AM
I really don't like that the state of Colorado does not list the information more publicly... The information should be more readily accessible!!!!
Posted by Steve (not registered) on Sep 11, 2006 07:53 PM
I live in NC and my wife & I have been dealing with issue she has from an uncle in TN who molested her 20+ years ago and her family refuses to accept it. Same thing in TN, records prior 1995 they tell us are not public and should be!
This uncle was arrested a few months ago for not reporting a new address change, was let go on bail, and now charges dropped because they say it was clerical error. Yet we know for a fact he shows his mother's address as his own, when he owns 5 acres and a house in another county and lives ther receiving a lot of his pervert mail there too.... Yet he owns a trucking business and travels all over the country which makes no sense either...?
He went to Prison in TN back in like 1996 for abusing his 2 daughters and his wife divorce dhim then, but the man was let out on good behavior never serving the term originally given..
Posted by bk (not registered) on Oct 14, 2006 07:17 PM
Colorado publishes extremely little information that the public could use to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our children. We live in an affluent neighborhood and discovered just this week that a convicted sexual preditor has moved into our neighborhood (about 200 feet from a playground)!!! We learned this entirely by accident via a discussion with someone at a local daycare (not thru the elementary schools or police department). I have not been able to get any detailed information of the previous crimes, and will have to get grater community involvement to gain any information/support from the local police department (Windsor).
Posted by kara (not registered) on Oct 26, 2006 09:34 PM
I don't like the fact that the state of Colorado keeps information about sex offenders private, how are people suppose to be aware of these offenders that MAY live close to them, if you won't even allow the offenders information or picture listed on this site? Who are you protecting the offenders? If they were brave enough to do the crime, then EVERYONE should know who they are
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Nov 02, 2006 12:34 PM
I agree. The infromation should be posted on the website. I should not have to register and then have them ship the information to me. That's absurd!
Posted by sln (not registered) on Nov 16, 2006 10:00 PM
Can someone tell me the distance a predator has to be (in CO) from a daycare? Or point me in the right direction to look? I'm not having much luck, thx.
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Jan 30, 2007 12:12 AM
Before you go ranting and raving about not enough information about sex offender registry, you should wonder why drug users and murders don't have their own registry.
I say this not to deflect the need for the sex offender registry, but because it is ENTIRELY incomplete. If you are going to post information about someone, you had better do it completely. My case involved me being 21 and her lying to me about being 18. These details will never make it to these websites. It won't say that it was a "liability" crime, meaning it didn't matter if she lied to me or not. The law states that if we had sex and she was under age, I was guilty, period.
If these details WERE to ever make it to the website, then we should have all details about ALL convictions on here. Just like you would want to know what I was convicted of, I would want to know if my neighbor was ever convicted of theft from his business, because then he might try and steal my car, etc.
Posted by Lakesha (not registered) on Feb 06, 2007 01:00 PM
I don't understand why do you protect the ones that did harm to someone. You should be protecting us not them!!!!
Posted by Concerned Mother (not registered) on Feb 06, 2007 04:10 PM
If you really want to find this information nation wide...take a look at familywatchdog.us for a complete list and MAPS of where these people are. It not only will tell you what they are convicted of but how close they live to your home or to the nearest schools. Good luck and stay safe!!
Posted by s/o facts (not registered) on Feb 09, 2007 07:25 PM
The above site explains myths and facts of the sexual offender. Information comes from Dept of Justice.
Education, not registration is the answer!
Posted by anonymous (not registered) on Feb 17, 2007 02:52 PM
I agree with one of the comments on here, alot of sex offenders are charged because the girl or boy lied about their age. I think that in those kind of cases that it was consentual, and the girl or boy was just under age both should be charged and that would cut down on the amount of those cases because the underage person would not want to get in trouble either. But any way i dont think that all sex offenders should have to register because there are circumstances in every case that no one will be able to see. Most of them just need help not people judging them because of an mistake. And most of them were probrably victims them selves when they were kids. Dont get me wrong I dont agree with what they did but not all of them are bad people they just need help.
Posted by jynx (not registered) on Apr 07, 2007 01:58 AM
My 4-year old daughter was molested by my sister's husband. She (my daughter) had been examed by a doctor (O.B.) to varify the so called accusation. Of course, every parents worse night mare! she had been. The case was reported immediatily to Springfield, Colorado, and till this day April 7, 2007 the sexual predator runs free. He could be your neighbor. One will never know unless Colorado changes their laws regarding sexaul predators.
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Apr 09, 2007 06:21 PM
This is insane. I have a known convicted child rapist online threatening to come to my home and rape my child. he was able to get a hacker to get my address from my computer, but I come to look for his information in the state that I know he was convicted and find that HE is protected??? That I can't even find out his address even thought I know his name...... but he is free to travel to my state and no one is going to do anything until after my child is harmed or worse???? I am shocked and stunned....
THE STATE OF FLORIDA WORKS THE SAME WAY WITH THSES OFFENDERS. THEY SEEM TO HAVE MORE RIGHTS THEN THE VIC.... OUR POOR CHILDREN ARE GETTING HURT IN THE WORSE WAY POSSIABLE, AND YET WHAT IS THE STATE, OR THE LAWS DOING TO CHANGE THINGS? NOTHING
Posted by Lynn (not registered) on Apr 27, 2007 01:39 PM
How do we get a park manger get out a offender, it is a family park, with kids?
Contact your local Court House, ask to speak to the State Attorneys Office, ask them what you can do, and explain to them your situation. Contact your Local Police Dept.. explain to them your situation, see if that will help. Contact Dep. Of Children and Famly's, maybe they can help. If nothing works, contact your Local News, I am sure they would get involved. Do what ever you can to try to get him out. Tammy (Hexgirl)
Im a bit confused. You want the registry so that you can know where the sex offender lives. So you find that an offender lives in the same trailer park as you and you want him to get out. (assuming he/she has no rights at all). And where do you want him to live now? In a city near me, there are now 625 lost offenders. Wouldn't we rather know where they are instead of forcing them to live under a bridge unwatched? It amazes me that there was never this hysteria 40 years ago when there were MORE offenders. So tell me...where is this person to go?
No one wants them to live near anyone (Honestly) And it's good to know where they live, alot of people have children, and Grandchildren, and do not want these offenders near them, or there famly's. I know there is some offenders whom are falsely accused, and in return it's hard for them. But for the (True) Offenders no-one who has children wants them around, even if they sup... have changed while in prision. Since they are given a second chance into our society, and they live in all diffrent States, they should have areas in thses States where these offenders should live, and give the People the choice if they live there or not, that way no one gets lost, and not found to re-reg.. when the time comes for them too. Tammy (Hexgirl)
I ment to say (Sorry) give us the people a choice if we want to live in the same area as them, but they do not have a choice they live where there told to. The children will never get a second chance, so why should they? And since they do make it the Laws choice of where they live, that way the State knows where they live, have then check in and out, have it gated with a police officer who checks them in and out. Why make it easy for them to return, it does not get easyer for the child, children, or family's these offenders hurt, especially the children. Tammy (Hexgirl)
First of all, you must remember, Tanny, that many of these offenders were also victims. They might be your child twenty years from now! All Americans should have the right to live where they want, as long as they are not hurting others. You want them in a specific area so that others can choose not to live with them. OK, but now the laws are coming on the books that say they CANNOT live together. So live in another guys back yard, not mine is what your battle cry is. You want them locked up for life and that is not going to happen. How about letting them live where they want and letting them work towards being a good citizen? You worry about your child...this is a good thing. But , to worry all the time?...you will soon go insane if you have to worry constantly about murderers, rapists, child killers, speeders, drugs and alcohol abusers. It amazes me, sometimes, that we make it to old age at all. Personally, I think the government has some folks plain paranoid. How in the world did so many of us as kids, play outside, alone, in the city, til' dark without our mothers going nuts that we would get raped all the time?
This will not be my son, and (IF) it happened, it would be due to the offender for messing him up because of the damage that was caused. Back in the days you came from things of this nature were not hardly spoken of, and if so they were delt with diffrent due to many reasons. Your right I do worry about my son, as well as hopeing the Laws will one day get harsher. Keeping the true offenders in prision I know will not happen, but yes your right it is what I want. The offenders whom you feel are vic.. is not something I honestly do not care about, unless they are falsely accused offenders, but the (TRUE) vic.. is the child who was molested by the offender. After seeing my son try to kill himself at 10 years of age, and seing how the State helped out the offender, more then my son makes me understand more why parents take things into their own hands, and not go to the State, or the Law about this type of subject. I hope I live a long life, and no matter if I do or don't at least I can leave this earth knowing I am a mother who cares, and is trying to make a diff. in my son's life (which I have) and others who have got hurt in the same way. I do not expect you to understand due to your background, and feelings which is fine we are on diffrent sides of the fence, and will never be able to understand how to meet hafe way. And because of that no matter what I type, or you type we may not ever agree with anything we say, or think. But Thanks for your input on how you feel, even though I disagree. Tammy (Hexgirl)
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Jul 02, 2007 04:49 PM
for all of you that think it should be more strict you should take in consideration the offenders feelings for example i am an offender i was convicted wen i was 13 i was just a kid got off probation wen i was 18 and now i have to register for the rest of my life for a mistake i made wen i was thirteen you have no clue how it feels to pay for that mistake every year on your birthday and every time you move so think about that ok thanx
The offenders feelings give me a break, what about the vic... feelings. Did the vic... ask to be molested no, so screw the offenders feelings. Now in your situation I can understand your feeligns to be labled that young is wrong, if both were willing even though you were very young. But there feelings are justified enough through the laws and the states eyes that are true preditors, look at how easy they have it. So what they have to reg... as they should, if they did the crime, they should pay the time. Tammy (Hexgirl)
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Jul 19, 2007 12:35 AM
I agree with the majority of you, in that Colorado should do a better job of informing the public about registered sex offenders in our communities. For those who were convicted on such technicalities as consentual sex with an under age person who misrepresented their age, those facts would be known (if only complete information were posted, as many are asking for). However, those are a vast minority of the overall cases. Most offenses are NOT consentual and most offenders do repeat their crimes upon others, particularly pedophiles who repeat at a rate of over 90+%.
I would have no problem with all felony convictions of every sort being made known to the general public online. Specifically, with regard to sexual offenders though, the scars of their crimes often impact a person adversely for life and the right of society in general to know and take precautionary action, far outweighs any privacy concerns of the offender. All of us in Colorado and the country as a whole deserve better!
Posted by Jessica (not registered) on Aug 09, 2007 12:07 AM
I thought that we us citacens were intiteld to a free sex ofender alert $10.00 I have two kids throwing away $10.00 is hard to do expesally if its ther is not a real threat
Jessica: Im not sure what you are talking about. Your kids are paying to see who is a sex offender? Don't pay anyone for that free service.
Posted by Jennifer (not registered) on Feb 12, 2008 01:29 PM
More information would be available if it wasnt used for unmerrited witch hunts. I myself know 3 people who have to register for outlandish reasons, peeing outside a bar in wyoming, an 18 year old who had consensual sex with a 16 year old and one for grabbing a remote control out of a girls lap.
Posted by carla (not registered) on Feb 21, 2009 02:26 AM
you bashers have got to be the most ignorant of all ignorance. if you really want to protect you children from these "so called perverts" then this is what you do. build a makeshift jail cell somewhere in your house. make sure its not close to any window, cause you don't want these horrible evil perverts looking in. also make sure your child does not try to make a break. you bring her her food and medication. she is not allowed to have any friends cause one of them might have teenage curiosity deviant fantasies. a toilet of course. that is one way of protecting your child[ren]. but i know a better more easier solution, but you ignorant bashers are probably not smart enough to grasp this 2 + 2 theory. stop passing judgement and get a life. get the facts and try to understand whats really going on with the offender. maybe or maybe not you will be relieved when you uncover the truth. then you can pass judgement on the facts. you will not get the facts via the registry. guarenteed
Posted by LISTEN (not registered) on Feb 21, 2009 07:48 PM
your not doing anything complaining and bashing here.they post offenders for free at the police dept.sex offenders,murderers rapists.gang bangers they all do a little time and go where????????you make it sound like this has just started they are out there you can believe that,maybe down the street maybe next door maybe a fellow employee who knows.my point is it dont matter where they live what matters is have they been rehabilitated,till next time take care of your self ,and each other
Posted by carl (not registered) on Feb 27, 2009 09:15 PM
someone who steals a piece of candy is a thief.
someone who smokes a joint is a druggy.
someone who carries a gun is a murderer.
someone who does 70 in a 65mph zone must have total disregard for traffic laws.
someone who drinks a beer once in a while must be a drunk.
some guy who gets into an argument with his woman must be a wife beater.
someone breaking into his own house cause he forgot his keys must be a burglar.
a black guy robs a gas station. that must mean all black guys rob gas stations.
a mexican crosses the border illegally. that mus mean all mexicans cross the border illegally.
a white freckled man drinks a pint of vodka. that must mean all white freckled men drink vodka.
a cowboy chews tobacco. that must mean all cowboys chew tobacco.
a blonde petite woman smokes meth. that must mean all blonde petite women smokes meth.
a guy who takes a piss behinds his house then that must mean hes a child molester.
teenage boy and teenage girl have consensual sex then that must mean hes a child molester.
come on people, lets keep on judging.
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Apr 24, 2009 07:46 PM
I took a class on becoming a supervisor for sex offenders and the main reason that they don't post a whole lot of information is so that it does not revictimized the victim.
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Jun 26, 2009 04:35 PM
It is very disheartening to see that people who actually had hands-on victims for years can get their sentenced deferred and no longer have to be on the registry. true sex offenders in my eye. the law is not well written and those who are here to protect us like judges and lawyers have done a poor job in that. my husband was caught up in a sting operation that took place over two days. he thought that if he only talked on the web and never met up with anyone then there would be no harm in that, plus he was under the impression that the girl was over 18. he got the worst of it! he got a felony because he sent a picture...a picture! nothing else. never made a day or time to meet...however the girl (police sting) tried to get something set up. but he said he didn't want to. she harassed him by calling and texting, he ignored her cause he didn't want to have anything to do with her. it just really sucks because he was bored our lives our now ruined or at least very difficult. We have a child and another one on the way. he does not think of children as being sex objects like most sex offenders do. he made a stupid, stupid mistake and i wish only everyone would see it like that. the law needs to be more defined and separate the barracudas from the guppies in the fish bowl of sex offenders. So unfair I think!
Posted by tatted (not registered) on Nov 06, 2009 09:08 PM
If you get caught urinating outside in iowa can you get busted as a sex crime and have to register?
Posted by Anonymous (not registered) on Nov 12, 2009 04:18 AM
If this was your child how would you feel? My son is 24 and was on the computer admittedly talking inappropriately to a person who eventually told him she was 14. He never spoke to, asked to speak to, met or asked to meet anyone. It was a conversation on the computer. Turns out it was the police and he was arrested and charged with a felony. After $10K our attorney told us to keep him out of jail to plea bargin and take the probation. What he didn't tell us was what probation really was. Today my son has to register on the sex offender's list for 10 years, has to call his probation officer every morning from our home phone, can not leave the house without his probation officer's permission, has random breath and urine analysis, sex offender classes, group and individual counseling, any person who comes to our house has to sign a disclosure form stating the know he is a sex offender and what he did. We are subject to unannounced house visits,all pictures of our nieces and nephews had to be removed from the walls, we had to put locks on the room where the computer is and pay them to put spyware on the computer so they can monitor it. These are just some of the conditions of his 3 years of probation. There was never a victim! Most of these conditions cost money, the cost is herendous. My son was told by his probation officer that this isn't about rehabilitation, it is her job to keep society safe from him. Now think about this being your child.
Posted by no name (not registered) on Nov 21, 2009 06:19 PM
Personally, I feel for you as his family and parents. The humilation is unberable. But the fact is these sick predators do exist and not all stop at just chatting. Your son at 24 should not have been in this kind of website. The police are doing their job to keep the rest of the children out there safe from the real predetors and beleive it they are real. Lets reverse it. What if the perp was real and your child was only 14 and it was not the police on the other end but a real sick person? ...think long and hard on that one. I have two sones about the same age. I have told them both if you commit the crime I will let you do the time! Do we as adults not have to accept consequences for our actions? Also, 24 his no longer a child.
Posted by a joke (not registered) on Nov 12, 2010 01:53 PM
13 year old kids make bad choices. How about some therapy instead of felony conviction. Compare todays headlines... DA charged with sex offense... 3 misdemeanors 1 felony. M guess is he gets a slap on the hand... the 13 year old gets Class 3 Felony... Wake up America... Legal system is flawed by what your name is.
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