Oklahoma Senator Dan Newberry is trying to get all Tier 2 and Tier 3 registered sex offenders to wear GPS tracking units. He thinks it will actually protect children, and make things easier for law enforcement to catch someone who has abducted a child. He also says that putting GPS units on offenders would eliminate the headache and
What is the AWA and how does it affect you?
The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on July 27, 2006.
The AWA requires states to adopt a three tier system based on the offence committed. SORNA is also part of the AWA. SORNA is a national sex offender registry. Under the AWA failure to register and update information is a felony.
Adam Walsh was murdered in 1981. A serial killer, Ottis Toolie claimed responsibility for
Balancing safety and the welfare of ALL children.
This can be a difficult undertaking for a school system. In a day where most parents could care less about their kids school activities one school is taking steps to make it more uncomfortable for certain parents to take part in their children
A recent article the Tulsa World newspaper spoke of the loss of grant money if Oklahoma fails to enact the AWA.
In 2006, Congress passed the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. A portion of the AWA gives the federal government (in 18 U.S.C.