FL: Hillsborough proposal to restrict sexual predators could backfire, experts say

TAMPA — Keeping sex offenders far away from children is a popular idea for obvious reasons. And the Hillsborough County Commission is considering a measure that would force sexual predators to live even farther from places where children gather than current law requires. But experts say the proposal — modeled on restrictions enacted in Pasco County and across the country — is likely to make offenders more dangerous, not less. Full Article Related Litigant against Pasco’s sex predator rule vows same in Hillsborough

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