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February 8, 2006

Florida's struggle with sex offenders

The Miami Herald last week ran this four-part investigative series, entitled "Predators Among Us," about the badly flawed administration of Florida's Jimmy Ryce Act, which is aimed at confining and treating the state's most dangerous sexual predators.  This Herald editorial from Sunday summarized some of the paper's findings and called upon the Florida legislature to "revisit the Jimmy Ryce Act during its upcoming session and appropriate enough funding to make the act the safety net it is supposed to be."  And, showing the power of effective investigative reporting, now the newpaper reports that "some of Florida's most powerful lawmakers are set to investigate why the law is failing to achieve its mission."

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I am the author of the article linked below as well as the woner and webmaster for operationawareness.com.

Take a look at this. America's new "Face of Danger" This is a growing trend in America and it is shameful.

actual letters from real life "children" who have been swept up in the sex offender net. Who is the victim in cases like this? AND is this the best and only way to stop underage sex by forever destroying once promising young lives? The numbers of children being prosecuted, as ADULTS, for sex crimes is growing at an alarming rate. Is this what you would want for your son or daughter?

My name is Joshua ADC# 177322

I was born July 9, 1982, I’m 23 years old. I’m Incarcerated For Attempted Sexual Misconduct with a minor cr#99-014730.

I committed my offence when I was 15 years old (victim was 14) Investigated at 16 ½ And questioned but without nobody present ( Parents or legal Counsel).

Arrested by Phoenix Police undercover During school in front of class.....

Read full article here:

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