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Probation Conditions for Sex Offenders at Church

Check the probation arrangements of offenders who attend your church.

Key point. In some cases, child molesters are given probation instead of imprisonment, subject to various conditions. If such a person attends a church, it is important for church leaders to be apprised of such conditions so that they can help to ensure that they are followed.

The Washington Supreme Court affirmed the revocation of a child molester's probation as a result of his repeated violations of the terms of the probation which, among other things, barred him from attending church or other places frequented by minors. An adult male ("Brian") was convicted of first degree rape of a child under the age of 12 for raping his 11-year-old developmentally disabled granddaughter. The trial court sentenced Brian to 123 months imprisonment but found that he qualified for a special sex offender sentencing alternative (SSOSA) suspended sentence. In imposing the SSOSA sentence, the trial court set ...

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  • March 1, 2010

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