Part II: Lawmakers Slow to Act

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3 min read
444 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.
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 as sexually dangerous predators, meaning they pose the highest risk for committing future crimes. Sex predators live in communities across the state, clustered mostly in the Atlanta, Savannah ...

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