Polk County Sex Sting

Polk County Sex Sting

Polk County Sex Sting

The Polk County Sheriff’s Department had no idea that they were going to walk into such a huge sting this past weekend. They were able...

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Florida Teacher Charged with Child Abuse after Being Awarded “Teacher of the Year”

Florida Teacher Charged with Child Abuse after Being Awarded “Teacher of the Year”

Two days after being named “Teacher of the Year,” Caroline Lee was arrested for child abuse of a student. According to the Duval School’s police...

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Halloween Restrictions for Sex Offenders in Florida

Halloween Restrictions for Sex Offenders in Florida

Halloween restrictions for sex offenders in Florida depend on the details of the offense(s) they were convicted of, sentencing guidelines, and probation or parole requirements....

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Can My Child Be Tried as an Adult for a Sex Crime?

Can My Child Be Tried as an Adult for a Sex Crime?

As a parent, you do everything in your power to protect your child. From the time they are young, you try to teach them how...

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Can I Remove My Florida Sex Offender Registry?

Can I Remove My Florida Sex Offender Registry?

After a conviction for certain sex offenses in Florida, you will have to register your name and personal information on the state sex offender registry....

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What Sex Offenders Need to Know as Police Busts Increase in Central Florida

What Sex Offenders Need to Know as Police Busts Increase in Central Florida

  Authorities from Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Marshals Service, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement worked collaboratively in what they call...

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FL Requirements for Sex Offenders on Halloween

FL Requirements for Sex Offenders on Halloween

  With Halloween just a few weeks away, children all over are preparing their costumes and making plans for trick or treating. Sex offenders, on...

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Can I Be Charged with Statutory Rape If I Was Unaware of My Partner’s Age?

Can I Be Charged with Statutory Rape If I Was Unaware of My Partner’s Age?

  In Florida, statutory rape is defined as unlawful sexual activity with a minor. Often, people are surprised when they are charged with statutory rape....

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Florida Lawmakers Want to End Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault

Florida Lawmakers Want to End Statute of Limitations for Sexual Assault

Sexual assault and battery are among the many sex crimes that traumatize victims for years following the offense. Yet in Florida, survivors who don’t report...

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Theme Park Employees and Former Educator Face Child Pornography Charges

Theme Park Employees and Former Educator Face Child Pornography Charges

On Friday, November 8, the Computer Crimes Unit of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested 17 men on child pornography charges. Among those arrested were...

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