Are sexual offenders allowed to live in public housing?

Answer AnswerThis depends on the judges decree when they were sentenced. Some cannot be around children without supervision, others cannot be within 1000 feet of a child. Go to your child's school, if the... Read More »

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Federal Laws Regarding Employment of Sexual Offenders?

The decision of hiring a sexual offender in the workplace remains with the organization itself. Federal laws do not address the hiring of a sexual offender. Some states, such as New York and Pennsy... Read More »

What is setting a trap for sexual offenders called?

Setting a trap in an effort to catch sexual offenders is commonly called a "sting operation." In a typical sting operation, someone associated with law enforcement poses as a prostitute or minor ch... Read More »

Residency Restriction Laws on Sexual Offenders in Texas?

Both state and local laws in Texas prohibit sexual offenders from living in areas that children frequent. These laws are designed to protect the public--particularly children--from harm that could ... Read More »

What is public housing?

Since 1937, the U.S. government has provided affordable housing for low-income families and individuals, according to the U.S. Housing Market Conditions. In 2010, about 1.2 million households, mana... Read More »