Month: July 2018

Florida DOC to make NO CHANGE to visitation Rules. Weekend visits continue!

Jul 23, 2018 | From Florida Cares Charity Corp (www.floridacarescharity.org) “A victory for the incarcerated and their families – no visitation rule change!!!! A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone for all your time and effort as we stood together and opposed visitation cuts. Florida Cares just received notification from the JAPC that the time frame in which […]

Employment Opportunity for Registrants

Employment Opportunity for Registrants Jul 20, 2018 | Florida Action Committee Do you have a computer and a good internet connection? HomePro is hiring! (No background questions!) I have immediate openings for part-time help. I started HomePro Telecommunications because I’ve heard from so many people that they simply cannot find work because of their background. This […]

Adding Sex Offender Probation Conditions After Sentencing Not Permitted

Adding Sex Offender Probation Conditions After Sentencing Not Permitted Jul 19, 2018 | Reposted by Florida Action Committee Last week, the 2nd District Court of Appeals in Florida ruled that adding special sex offender conditions to probation after sentencing, where those conditions were expressly excluded at sentencing, doesn’t fly. In Jones v. State, Fla: Dist. Court […]

Florida Court Decisions from Last Week

Florida Court Decisions from Last Week Jun 12, 2018 | 42 comments Last week the Florida Supreme Court rendered an opinion in Levandoski v. State a case that resolved the conflict between the 1st and 4th District Court of Appeals over whether ‘sex offender probation’ conditions had to be disclosed to the defendant at sentencing. The Supreme Court upheld […]

Death Of Century Correctional Institution Inmate Under Investigation

Death Of Century Correctional Institution Inmate Under Investigation Jun 26, 2018 | Florida Action Committee A weekend inmate death at Century Correctional Institution is under investigation. Inmate Wesley C. Moore, 38, was pronounced deceased at the prison shortly after 7:00 p.m. Saturday. The death is currently under investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, with […]

Lawsuit claims Brevard County inmate died following weeks of pain, poor medical care

Another person required to register as a sex offender is allowed to die behind bars Charles Jones was a registered sex offender who went back to jail for failing to re-register his address on time.  

WHY SEX OFFENDER REGISTRIES KEEP GROWING EVEN AS SEXUAL VIOLENCE RATES FALL

WHY SEX OFFENDER REGISTRIES KEEP GROWING EVEN AS SEXUAL VIOLENCE RATES FALL Lists that include out-of-state visitors are inflating the numbers and keeping fear at a boil. Quentin (not his real name) was convicted eight years ago of child pornography possession in Florida. He served his time and has since moved to another state. But […]

Wilton Manors, FL to consider tying business licenses to employee background checks

Wilton Manors, FL to consider tying business licenses to employee background checks Jul 5, 2018 | Reposted from Florida Action Committee The reaction following the discovery that a person required to register as a sex offender was a long-time employee of the Pride Center in Wilton Manors (a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, FL), has gone from […]

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