According to Nebraska’s sex offender registry, there are more than 900 convicted offenders living in Douglas County alone.
Chris White, a deputy U.S. marshal with the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force, said about 90 of those convicted offenders are hiding.
“There are more people absconding every day. That number compiles [sic] unless we get after it,” White said.
A multi-agency task force tracks down the missing sex offenders.
“I assume that they’re reoffending, that they’re dropping off the radar because they don’t want law enforcement to know what they’re doing,” White said.
Is that the only reason a sex offender might choose not to register? If the deputy U.S. marshal were paying attention, he might notice that there are one, two, three, and many more reasons.
Ninety out of nine hundred sex offenders are presumed reoffending, according to White. But are they? Of all the sex offenders who have dropped off the radar, how many have been rearrested for sex crimes? Full Article