Audit shows many errors in Ga. sex offender list

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Monday, August 30, 2010

ATLANTA (AP) -- A state audit shows that Georgia's sex offender registry contains numerous errors.

Auditors cited outdated computers, underfunding, understaffing and poor communication between government agencies.

The audit says the Georgia Bureau of Investigation takes too long to add out-of-state offenders, allowing cases to pile up. It says in-state offenders also aren't being listed or tracked in a timely fashion.

GBI spokesman John Bankhead says the two-person office running the registry is doing the best it can, and the GBI is aware of what it needs to fix. He says the issue is funding.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by gab91494 Location: Martinez on Aug 30, 2010 at 06:04 PM
    I will be more than happy to update the website with any information as well as tracking their addresses.
  • by Mr. Anonomous Location: Same as my name on Aug 30, 2010 at 03:40 PM
    I just would like to say and for everybody to know,that if the government,and police agents "Stop Buying" all these "High Priced" undercover cars,and quit buying new "stylish" police cars.."Dodge Charger, they would have a lot of extra money to put towards the more proper stuff thats needs Funding to protect the kids of our future as much as possible from sex offenders!! I think that all parents probly feel the same way ,they are just to scared to stand up.
  • by Charlie Location: Atlanta on Aug 30, 2010 at 02:23 PM
    So what else is new with the Ga Govt. They couldn't find their backside with both hands.
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