Skip to comments.Census Worker Charged With Rape, Burglary
Posted on 05/13/2010 6:19:51 AM PDT by BobMcCartyWrites
Barely three months after I advised Americans to Think Twice Before Opening Door to Census Worker, two Indiana women were attacked by a U.S. Census worker.
A report issued by the Government Accountability Office Oct. 7 revealed that approximately 785 employees with disqualifying criminal records could end up working for the Census Bureau this year. Excerpts (below) show the exact wording of the agencys frightening information about the people who go door to door conducting interviews and collecting information for the 2010 Census:
The Bureaus efforts to fingerprint employees, which was required as part of a criminal background check, did not proceed smoothly, in part because of training issues. As a result, over 35,000 temporary census workers over a fifth of the address canvassing workforce were hired despite the fact that their fingerprints could not be processed and they were not fully screened for employment eligibility.
of the prints that could be processed, fingerprint results identified 1,800 temporary workers (1.1 percent of total hires) with criminal records that name check alone failed to identify. Of the 1,800 workers with criminal records, approximately 750 (42 percent) were terminated or were further reviewed because the Bureau determined their criminal records which included crimes such as rape, manslaughter, and child abuse disqualified them from census employment.
we estimate that approximately 785 employees with unclassifiable prints could have disqualifying criminal records but still end up working for the Bureau.
Whether or not Miller cleared a background check is not known at this time.
If I don’t know wo it is, I usually have something in my hand when I answer the door.
42 percent! Oh my go... oh, wait, 42% of 1.1%. So, actually 0.462%. Well, that’s still a lot of sexual offenders... oh, wait again. “... approximately 750... which included crimes such as rape, manslaughter, and child abuse.” So actually less than 0.462%. But at least one from each category, right? Well, at least it’s not misleading!
Going “door-to-door” ANYWHERE is insane, IMHO. Either party is playing russian roulette with “who” is standing on the other side of that door.
“Either party is playing russian roulette”
I didn’t think it was. They didn’t just spout a number and let it hang out there. They walked through the statistical methodology that yielded the reasonable estimate that 700 something census workers nationwide are likely to be disqualifiable due to violent criminal background.
Is that a lot nationwide? You can decide that for yourself when you hear the doorbell. :)
It only takes one... :)
Too much access to people’s homes, apts, information (marital status, how many people living there, etc)!!!
So one criminal means we shouldn’t proceed with the Constitutionally-mandated census? What does this mean for 2nd Amendment rights?
Go back and read the posts again. You’re taking my comments out of context.
Updated May 13, 2010
Texas Woman Arrested for Allegedly Shooting at Census Worker on Doorstep
A Texas attorney was arrested Saturday for allegedly shooting at a census worker just moments after the canvasser arrived at her doorstep in a suburb of Austin, MyFoxAustin.com reported.
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