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Flash Point (Sex Offenders) #960250

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 02, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) New developments in the San Diego search for teenager Chelsea King, who disappeared while jogging with the suspect being a convicted sex offender, reported; scenes shown.

(Washington: Terry Moran) The dilemma in America over dealing with sex offenders after they get out of prison featured; statistics cited; details given about the different approaches taken in the 1950s & 1970s-1980s & a movement to get tougher against dangerous sex criminals via the process of civil commitment. [Santa Clara County sheriff's office Sheriff Laurie SMITH†- says these men are likely to re-offend.] [Ohio sheriff's office Lt. Donald MICHALOSKY†- says it is not criminally enforceable.] [New York University school of law professor Rachel BARKOW†- says sex offenders serve only three years.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Moran, Terry

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