Skip to comments.CA: A year after Megan's Law report, real reform remains elusive
Posted on 02/05/2004 3:26:50 PM PST by calcowgirlEdited on 04/13/2004 2:49:32 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
SAN FRANCISCO - In the year since an Associated Press investigation found widespread flaws in California's sex offender registry, a state housecleaning has resulted in minor improvements to the Megan's Law database, but real reform remains elusive.
The AP report in January 2003 found that more than 33,000 rapists and child molesters had failed to register with police as required. Attorney General Bill Lockyer agreed the system had broken down, and said it would cost at least $15 million annually to track down the missing.
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