GA: Want to avoid sex offenders in your neighborhood this Halloween? Read this before trick-or-treating

Source: 10/23/23

There are over 24,500 registered sex offenders in the state of Georgia. Only some of them have to follow a special set of rules on Halloween. 

Those who are on parole or probation must:

Turn off all outside lights
Not decorate their home for the holiday, or pass out candy
Not answer the door, unless it’s for a law enforcement officer or an emergency responder
In the past, the Atlanta Police Department has sent parole officers to visit the homes of sex offenders throughout the night to make sure they comply.

However, sex offenders who are not on parole or probation don’t have to abide by these same restrictions.

 In 2018, Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix asked deputies to hand deliver “No Trick or Treat” flyers to be posted on the houses of registered sex offenders in their jurisdiction. In 2019, Butts County Sheriff Gary Long was sued for doing something similar. A federal judge ruled against him.

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“In 2018, Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix asked deputies to hand deliver “No Trick or Treat” flyers to be posted on the houses of registered sex offenders in their jurisdiction. In 2019, Butts County Sheriff Gary Long was sued for doing something similar. A federal judge ruled against him.”

Karen and Daren lost the compelled speech war in that county, and they’re still whinging on about it. Honestly, what is the deal with all these frantic busybodies flipping out over this one specific holiday…(that’s a rhetorical question, I already know the answer: misinformation, ignorance, boundless stupidity, moral panic, and constant hysteria…the stock and trade of yellow journalism.) I’ll do you one better: This Halloween, how about avoiding drunk drivers in your neighborhood…or, how about avoiding domestic violence in your neighborhood…or, how about avoiding self-entitled a*holes in your neighborhood…

Last edited 7 months ago by nameless

Surprised these stupid stories haven’t been running all month.

And I still say if parents think neighborhood registrants make trick or treating so damn dangerous, then they shouldn’t send their kids trick or treating.

Will they run stories about the children who get hit or killed by cars on Halloween? I know they won’t run stories about registrants not committing sex crimes on Halloween because it doesn’t fit their narrative. If parents think registrants are the biggest threat to their kids on Halloween those parents are the biggest threat to freedom and the biggest spreaders of hate in the country.

Trick or treating is practically dead in suburban America. Between the (somewhat rational) fear of traffic, sex panic, and Covid, most kids do “trunk or treat” events or go to downtown businesses. In my city it’s alive and well and my kids and I have fun going out every year (we don’t live on a main thoroughfare so we don’t get many trick or treaters ourselves), but we’re an exception. …

“Concerned” parents should just take their offspring to a local “Trunk-r-Treat” and just STFU about their perceived rights.

But wait…. there’s more! 😱

Effingham Co.(GA) sex offenders to report to Sheriff’s Office for Halloween | WSAV-TV

(Because there’s always more, isn’t there?🫨😖🙄)

Odd, I watched a few videos last night on youtube. “How Japanese parents encourage their kids to be independent at a very young age”.

In Japan school children as young as 7 years old take themselves to school each day by themselves many of them. They walk a far distance to the train station, get on the proper train and even transfer to a different train just to get to school each day BY THEMSELVES. Hummmm?????
OH – how could any child in the USA go trick or treating at the age of 14 by themselves though – look out for the boogie-man little kiddie.

” It’s Halloween I guess everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” Americans have taken that quote from ” Halloween” to heart to always be scared of our society’s boogyman the registrant.

Ga DCS (Department of Community Supervision) Halloween restrictions for those in Ga under supervision Halloween 2023. See Pic.

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