January 12, 2011 Court, Featured News, Surveillance
KDKA in Pennsylvania reports:
More than 1,100 registered sex offenders live and work in Allegheny County and 43 of them are now wearing monitoring devices as a condition of their parole.
District Attorney Stephen Zappala blames the nature of the crime for the need to better track these offenders.
“Because the psychology of the crime of the criminal actually is, they will re-offend and so we’re looking at persons who are recidivists,” Zappala said.
Read more on CBS.
So what’s the legal basis for the 24/7 surveillance and the Fourth Amendment implications for everyone? There’s something troubling about this.
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