Category: Sex Offender News – Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut Is Rethinking Its Policies Toward Jobs and Housing for Sex Offenders | WNPR News

http://wnpr.org/post/connecticut-rethinking-its-policies-toward-jobs-and-housing-sex-offenders#stream/0 Before she started work at New Haven’s Columbus House as senior manager of housing services, Cathleen Meaden’s job was housing people whose crimes were seemingly unforgivable. Her charges were people on the state’s sex offender registry, and when she’d…

Washington Post: Even Violent Crime Victims Say Our Prisons Are Making Crime Worse

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/05/even-violent-crime-victims-say-our-prisons-are-making-crime-worse/ A first-of-its-kind national survey finds that victims of crime say they want to see shorter prison sentences, less spending on prisons and a greater focus on the rehabilitation of criminals. The survey, conducted in April and released Thursday by the Alliance for…

“I CHOSE TO BE A FATHER” By Michael Luther

Connecticut Alienating Sex Offenders from Their Families   January 1, 2016      ​When those in Connecticut convicted of a sexual crime begin a supervisory period of parole, special parole or probation, they face literally dozens of restrictions in the…