Sex offenders are seen by the community as the scum of the Earth. They are considered to be monsters, people who should be abandoned by the community, locked up for a very long time, placed on a sex offenders register and, if they are ever released, monitored for life.
Recently, we read in the Herald Sun that new technology will mean that these heinous offenders will have tracking devices attached to them, so if they’re not in jail, “we” know where they are.
But is there a better way? Does placing someone’s name on a sex offenders register protect the community? Does putting an ankle bracelet on someone make our children safer? Let’s look at some facts. Full Article