We need stricter penalties for sex offenders, especially the violent offenders. A 2-5 year confinement for a Level 3 offender isn’t sufficient. At Level 3, these are people who are viewed to offend again. My children can’t ride their bikes alone in the neighborhood we live in. Why? Because Watchdog.com and other websites like this enlightened me that we have sexual predators living right here in our community. I understand we can’t set up separate villages for offenders to live in, but I also don’t think 2-5 years of imprisonment will make them productive members of our society either. Our judges need more to work with…the laws need to be tougher, harsher, the punishment more strict.
A message needs to be sent that there are VERY REAL CONSEQUENCES for these VERY REAL CRIMES. At the very minimum for Level 2 and Level 3 sex predators there should be a MANDATORY MINIMUM of prison time. We need harsher penalties for those in position of power and trust over our children. Along with NEVER having contact or involvement with any children.
My question is: Why are we so concerned with the well-being and the rights of people who had absolutely zero regard for the well-being of our society’s most precious commodity…our children?