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Bob Dyer: Sex offender statistics surprising

How are sex offenders different from you and me? They just are, says a college professor who not only has multiple degrees in psychology and sociology, but also worked for 30 years in Ohio’s prison system. Full Article


Bob Dyer: Are sex offenders ruined for life?
Bob Dyer: Sex-crime punishments incredibly inconsistent

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Shi..y article I thought. Dude must of looked hard for the highest recidivism study he could find and starts his article with pedophiles can’t be cured written by some intern. What bs. Should’ve described what a actual pedophiles is and shown that those are not the majority of people on the registry

The real problem is, society conflates “sex offender” and “pedophile” as one and the same. In their eyes, they are synonymous. Thanks Fox News!

Maybe pedophiles cannot be cured but you can sure choose to alter your behavior . There’s other ways to control your sexual desire, you just got a live with it. I for one have not re- offended in 22 years And don’t plan on it . You just learn to go through life and control your behavior how simple as that .

Useless story that was clearly just a “fluff” piece to sell newspapers…just put sex in the headline…no new information or anything really at all.

Keep moving on…nothing to see here.

This guy has written three articles now and many citizens have written him. He keeps missing the mark. It must be his fear of being seen as soft on offenders. LM hit the nail on the head!! I am neither a “sex offender” nor a pedophile. I had consensual sex with a minor, instigated by said minor, during a period in my life where I was under extreme duress. It doesn’t excuse my actions, but I would NEVER EVER consider making that mistake again… I am not hard wired to seek out minors nor do I have a proclivity towards… Read more »

Indeed, it is high time to differentiate the ACTUAL SEX OFFENDERS from others. The one size fits all approach is a failure but America loves things black and white. Not everyone had a victim…many were totally victimless “crimes” and even some with a “victim” were consensual and therefore, not really a crime at all. Good or evil Sinner or saint Normal or abnormal Us or them In America we have a 2 party system even though the vast majority of people do NOT fit totally in either of those extremes and yet…it is the only choice that most think they… Read more »

Could it be that BOBBIE DEE is having fun with us ??? After all, he is quoting heavily someone named Norman Rose….OH NO! That’s the SAME GUY who was FIRED, er..demoted,(and reassigned) while being Warden of Richmond Correctional Institution for, among other things forcing inmates to watch religious TV shows. Sept,2003. It wuz BIG NEWS, and I’m sure Bob’s readers all laughingly remember that! Bob Dyer is a HUMORIST,thriving on sarcasm, irony, and wit. Don’t belive me? Go to Akron’s Beacon Journal, 3/13/15 article titled ” Bob Dyer: Akron Police Seek Serial Pooper” which, incidentally became international news !!

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Did he really start the article equating homosexuals with pedophiles? How is this guy not fired?

Bob asks whats different about sex offenders and all other people not convicted of a sex crime. I would answer that with ‘under 5% of sex crimes are done by the first group and 95-plus % of sex crimes are done by the second group, so lets focus on the second group if we really want to address and prevent victimization’. Bob Dyer should have just used the current verifiable studies of today which conclude registrants reoffense rates are under 2% and 95+% of sex crimes are done by non-registrants. Throwing out a number like 13.7% for overall sexual reoffense… Read more »

Don’t have to read much to know this guy is a quack! I can think of better descriptors for the ignorant, close-minded, over-educated, pompous fool but then it might get edited out.

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