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MN: What’s the Deal with Hibbing’s Sex Offender Population

HIBBING — ”Why are so many sexual offenders moving here?” If you think there is a compounding number of registered sex offenders moving to Hibbing, you’re not alone.

There is a common pattern that emerges each time law enforcement notifies the public that a person with a level 3 sexual offense is relocating to the city: concerned community members share online posts to raise awareness and comment, wanting to know why “so many” are coming here. Others wonder aloud if the city or police department somehow benefit. After all, it seems like notification meetings are practically a regular event. Full Article

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  1. Autonomous

    This being the usual conversation between Reporter & Cop.
    Can they be kept out? No
    Can we get cash to let them stay? No.
    Then why tell us? For your safety.
    We don’t feel good about it! It was Patty’s idea.

    I think Hibbing ( town of) just got e-mail installed last week!

  2. Dustin

    The claim that they don’t receive compensation for registrants in their town is false. SORNA grants are based on the number of registrants.

    • M C

      @Dustin, except that MN is not compliant with SORNA and I think you have to be compliant with SORNA to get the grants.

      • R M

        @M C: States being able to get this federal grant money isn’t be 100% compliant and get 100% of the money or get none at all. A state can be partially compliant and still get some of the money.

  3. Mn life

    Cities are creating ordinances severly killing any chances of a registrants options for suitable housing. So they move to nearby cities with no restrictions so they wont be Reimcarcerated simply for no housing. This condenses the registrants. The only fix is to end registries and ordinances as they literally accomplish nothing. If an offender is barred from living across from a park, even though they are less likely to reoffend than a drug crime is, nothing would stop them from travel accros town should that be thier intent. Having someone stable and law abbiding is better than someone homeless and law infriging to stay alive or free.

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