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TX: On the cost-benefit analysis of enforcing sex-offender registry conditions vs. investigating violent crime

Dallas PD has shut down its monitoring unit charged with driving around to make home checks for people on the sex-offender registry, reported WFAA’s Tanya Eiserer in somewhat breathless tones. The story quickly devolved into Chief David Brown’s critics taking pot shots at him for being soft on sex offenders, or whatever. Full Article

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  1. Avig

    A sensible police chief—–and in Dallas, Texas of all places.

  2. Avig

    Addendum
    And I especially love the comparison: 99 per cent of home burglar alarm signals turn out to be false, so why investigate them? Ditto with checking up on most sex offenders: compliance checks and what not are almost always a waste of police resources that should be used to deal with actual violent crimes.

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