Pataki testified about how more than sex offenders came to be involuntarily institutionalized when they finished prison sentences. Can offenders from other states or countries move to New York? Court of Appeals history of the law.
What does "sexual predator" mean? That year, a Downstate woman was stabbed to death in a mall parking structure by recently paroled sex offender Phillip Grant. If you believe that a crime is being committed by a sex offender, contact your local law enforcement agency immediately as you would do in any case of suspected criminal activity.
AP — A former police officer once sworn to protect the public faces multiple consecutive life prison sentences Friday after he was ultimately unmasked as the mysterious Golden State Killer who eluded his fellow investigators for four decades.
If I learn that an offender is living in my neighborhood, what do I do to protect my children? The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buffalo is to 1. Discuss this city on our hugely popular New York forum. After the White Plains stabbing, Pataki ordered the state's Office of Mental Health to find a way, without the legislature's approval, to confine sex offenders.
But he blamed state Assembly leaders at the time for not bringing it to a vote. Who must register as a sex offender?
In the end, Pataki's initiative was found to be unconstitutional. There are men - and no women - confined in this one-of-a-kind corner of the criminal justice system. Buffalo, NY ratio of number of residents to the number of sex offenders compared to nearest cities: Note: Higher values mean more residents per sex offender West Seneca : 4, Cheektowaga : 2, Sloan : 1, Kenmore : 1, Depew : 1, Lackawanna : Williamsville : Tonawanda : Buffalo :