NC: Cleveland Co. Sheriff’s Office to start posting names of registered sex offenders on Facebook

[wsoctv.com – 2/18/19]

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. – Cleveland County’s Sheriff’s Office is taking unprecedented steps to make sure you know if a sex offender moves in near you.

It is posting on its Facebook page information about sex offenders who have changed their address or who have just become sex offenders.

Officials said there is a higher percentage of registered sex offenders in the county than in other counties of similar size, so people need extra help to stay safe.

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“Cleveland Co. Sheriff’s Office to start posting names of registered sex offenders on Facebook” Yes, that’s right – we can’t use FB but we will be placed ON Facebook. Here’s a quote for you: “The sheriff said he wants registered sex offenders to understand they are being watched and to make sure they don’t break the law.

“You either need to find another county to live in other than Cleveland County or you are going to be in the Cleveland County jail,” said Norman.” So, if I’m understanding him correctly, he’s trying to get registrants to MOVE out of “his” county. Also, “We want our citizens to be notified of what’s moving into our community.” “What’s.” As in something subhuman. https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/cleveland-co-sheriff-s-office-to-start-posting-names-of-registered-sex-offenders-on-facebook/922401491

Could someone with Facebook access ask the sheriff what exactly are the steps the public is supposed to take to safeguard themselves from registrants? While you’re at it, ask him how many times someone was actually arrested for harassing, threatening, or intimidating registrants. I saw where he said they COULD be, but I for one am not assured that they would.

Not sure about there but I’m pretty sure what he is doing is illegal in most if not all states registry laws where you use the registry to harass people

1. So has there been a spike in sex offenses since this “wave” has occurred? Oh wait, the double and triple checking of addresses solves that. I’m sure they will meet with continued success with that money wasting idea.

2. Let’s see, leave the county or go to jail. Could I have a third option, kind Sheriff? How about I live peacefully and mind my own business? Or has Boss Hogg outlawed that?

3. I was heartened to see not only a comment about it being an invasion of privacy, but that the comment attributed AND that they published counter-point comment. Baby steps, but steps they are.

4. I suspect I know the answer to this one, but I wonder what FB thinks about this and what, if anything, they will do about it.

We can’t use FB, yet FB is used against us via virtue-signaling by the local pig pens.

What a country.

Of the 318 adult registrants in Cleveland County, NC 10 are female -> 308 are male and adult.

Cleveland County population is 97,334, 52% are female, 22.1% are minors (census.gov) -> 36,395 are male and adult.

36,395 / 308 -> 1 out of every 118 adult male residents of Cleveland County is a registered sex offender and warrants an active warning to the community.

Cool!

I cannot speak for NC, but in Wisconsin cops posting used to be unlawful per stat.175.45(6). (WI v N. Constanteneau)
NCRSOL & Mr Robin V. and an attorney named. Paul Dubbeling are doing great things. So many wins are piling up in NC against the surveillance saints, it maybe the first to fall.
Too many cops are making bones on the backs of the already completed. It has to stop.

Well, are attorneys not going to do anything about this? Stuff like this needs to be kept for future lawsuits.

Wrote to wsoctv.com:

If you’re going to report news…. make the news accurate.

Re: https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/cleveland-co-sheriff-s-office-to-start-posting-names-of-registered-sex-offenders-on-facebook/922401491

“Registered Sex Offenders New Addresses Posted On @facebook
Cleveland County Sherriff Alan Norman said it is an extra step for public safety. His office now posts when registered sex offenders who change addresses. He said he has a high % of sex offenders & must protect people.”

YOU ARE JUST REGURGITATING WHAT OTHERS SAY WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FACTS. And I’m guessing it’s because you fear the false safeness that if all previous sex offenders are tracked/restricted/watched/jailed/dead you will be safer. NOT TRUE: 95+% of registered people who have committed a sex crime in the past NEVER commit another one. “The offenders who commit NEW sex crimes are not registered sex offenders, they’re parents, coaches, clergy, teachers, siblings, etc… those close in relationship to the victim. Stop the fear and hysteria brought upon you by the government and greed.” https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=1136https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=1136 (and there are least 17 others studies that prove this)

You are being stupid, ignorant sheeples and/or at the very least looking for subscribers that you don’t research before you report.

Um, I thought sex offenders weren’t allowed on FB.

So, if it were not for these 318 threat centers, Cleveland County is such a utopian paradise that this county of 97,000 employs 12 (twelve!) full time cops (school resource officers) to keep the county’s children (15,000) in line, AT school.

http://www.sheriffclevelandcounty.com/school-resource-officer's.htm
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0d2bHtWJV6CLW5WTDRpdzVCSjQ/view

This country has turned into one of those sh!tholes one hears about.

being watched? how about being a target, how does putting a person on FB considered being watched?

My facebook account got suspended recently. I wonder if it had anything to do with being a sex offender? here is their email.

Hi,

We’ve determined that you’re ineligible to use Facebook. Your account has been removed for violating the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, Section 3.1.

For more information about the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms?ref=cr

For safety and security reasons, we can’t provide additional information as to why your account was disabled.

This decision is final.

Thanks

[name]

What a silly, mean and vindictive man this Cleveland County Sherriff Alan Norman is.

Well this is what I read from the NC Offender Registry website…..http://sexoffender.ncsbi.gov/disclaimer.aspx Not sure who this Sheriff thinks he is?
Acceptable Use Policy
This information is made available for purposes of protecting the public, for keeping them informed and for allowing them to take proactive measures to ensure safety in their communities. Use and/or misuse of this information by individuals, groups or entities to commit criminal acts (to include, but not limited to, threats, intimidation, stalking, harassment) against other persons is subject to criminal prosecution.

barney fife in action

Let’s see them claim that is not traditional shaming. These people are idiots with nothing better to do except waste tax payer money, and try and gain community support for their own careers. I bet the guy has some skeleton in his closet. All these people that do this crap need to be investigated. How many ties has it ended up being they were doing something wrong. More times than a first time offender re-offends I am sure.

No, no … this isn’t shaming, threats, intimidation, stalking, or harassment; it’s just like going to the DMV.

This sheriff has an email. It is listed on their dept. site. Let him know what you think. This is what I did.

Facebook won’t do anything. They ban us and my sherrif post info about level 3s moving into the area.

This is going to backfire!!!

” 1 out of every 118 adult male residents of Cleveland County is a registered sex offender” which mean those 1 RSO has at least 4 or 5 family/friends going to bite back.. 5 out of 118 residents might bite back. It gotta hurt..

I m interested in knowing how this turns out.

My conviction was 20+ years ago in Miami-Dade. Glad I moved to a much better place to start a brand new life.
Miami-Dade is truly a sh#thole – it deserves to sink into the ocean!

This criminal sheriff is (of course) continuing to post pictures on the big government’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Cleveland-County-Sheriffs-Office-157039237699058/) so I just now posted another comment there. I’d encourage everyone to do the same. The rubes will attack you. Unfortunately, there are probably some smarter people who have posted there in support of the sheriff’s harassment but none of them will say much. At least they are smart enough to hide a little bit. There are some truly stupid people posting there though. I’ve got to learn to just block those people and ignore them, I can’t make them smarter.

Obviously we can’t police and educate every criminal sheriff in the country, but we can have fun with some of the harassers. I like to make them understand that tens of millions of people in the country can’t support them or give a damn about what happens to them. It’s unfortunate but there must be war.