Ankle Monitors Gone for Hundreds of Sex Predators in Georgia

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3 min read
431 words
Beau Evans
Aug 13, 2021
Key Points
  • 600 sex predators off ankle monitors across Georgia by year’s end.
  • No legal fix from state lawmakers nearly two years later.
  • Police rely on registrations and house checks for predators.
Many of Georgia’s most serious sex predators live in local communities across the state, now without ankle monitors they were required to wear for life until recently. Roughly 1 in every 450 people in Georgia is a registered sex offender, according to data from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Of those, 1,230 have been classified ...

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