IL: Elgin police want new sex offender registration law

Members of the Elgin Police Department have asked local state officials to craft legislation that would supersede a court decision they say makes it more difficult to enforce the Sex Offender Registration Act. …  

“The fact that police have to prove this individual is at a specific address, I think may be a little too burdensome for the police, and not fair to the public, because we have to ensure their safety,” he said. Full Article

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So it’s ok for the fox to watch the hen house?

Illinois is grifting registrants $100/year “FEE” and police are whining because they “Have” to do compliance checks? I have difficulty sharing any pity with them. Maybe a good solution would be to shut this program down and go fight crime instead.

“‘(Sex offenders) are human like we are, so you want to create a rapport with them,’ Engelke said.”
Was he serious, or did he intend to use irony to make a humorous point? Either way, it did make me laugh.