Data suggest changes for sex offense policies
It’s time for a new paradigm in sex offender policies, one that considers real studies by real scientists.
Police report: Stringer had sex with minors
Former Rep. David Stringer repeatedly invited underage boys into his home for sex, according to records obtained during a House ethics investigation of the recently-resigned lawmaker.
Sex offenders get chance to end life-long registration under House proposal
State lawmakers are weighing whether to give judges more leeway to eliminate the requirement that certain people register for life as sex offenders.
AG takes no bail law to U.S. Supreme Court
The state Attorney General's Office is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a voter-approved provision of the Arizona Constitution which allows accused rapists to be held without bail while awaiting trial.
Justices: You can’t jail homeless sex offenders for not registering new address
Registered sex offenders who become homeless can’t be jailed for failing to immediately report their new address to law enforcement, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.
State can’t deny bail to accused sex offender, appeals court rules
State laws denying bail to accused sex offenders are unconstitutional, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
Senator wants to add to sex offender registry
The House Judiciary Committee today voted unanimously for Sen. John Kavanagh’s SB1286, which would expand the lists of persons included on the sexual registry to include Class One offenders. The bill previously passed the full Senate unanimously.
Kingman prison sex offenders to go elsewhere for release
Officials with the private prison operator that runs Arizona State Prison-Kingman say sex offenders that are set to be housed at the prison by the end of March will be taken elsewhere before their release.