Part I: Celebration in the Sheriff’s Office

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INVESTIGATION
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POLITICS & POLICY
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TAXES,MONEY & GOVERNMENT
3 min read
455 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.
Joseph Park will never forget the round of applause he received on the day he went to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office to have his ankle monitor removed. He flashed a smile at the crowd in the sheriff’s office. Like Park, these were convicted sex offenders who were about to set free from their tracking devices. And ...

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