Sex Offender Registry

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Sex Offender Sweep Nets 20 Felony Arrests In Macomb, Oakland Counties

Investigators had previously checked the residences of 414 registered sex offenders in both counties to verify the offenders were living at their reported addresses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2015

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Judge: Parts Of Michigan’s Sex Offender Law Unconstitutional

Parts of Michigan’s sex offender registry law are unconstitutional, including a requirement that offenders stay at least 1,000 feet from schools, a federal judge has ruled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2015


Court Keeps Man On Sex Offender List But Says ‘Troubling’

A three-judge panel says some people are being added to the list even when their crimes aren’t sexual. The court says the result is “ambiguity” and possible misperceptions by the public.

CBS Detroit–03/28/2015


Sex Offenders Will Have To Pay To Live In Michigan Under Bill Signed By Gov. Snyder

The bill requires more than 40,000 people on Michigan’s sex offender registry to pay an annual $50 fee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Sex Offender Verification Starts Tuesday In Mich.

The quarterly verification period for Michigan residents convicted of sex offenses gets underway Tuesday across the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Lavere Bryant (Booking photo)

Family Dollar Murder Case Reveals Flaw In Sex Offender System

Officials are looking at ways to upgrade the sex-offender after a clerical error made it appear a convicted offender — now accused of murder — was still in prison.


Michigan Senate OKs Annual Sex Offender Fee

Registered sex offenders living in Michigan would have to pay an annual fee under a measure that has passed the GOP-led Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013


Michigan’s Sex Offenders Could Face Annual Fees

A bill to require the more than 40,000 people on Michigan’s sex offender registry to pay an annual fee is igniting a debate over who should bear the costs for operating and maintaining the state’s system used to track offenders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Mich. House Approves Expansion Of Online Sex Offender List

The Michigan House has approved expanding the state’s online public sex offender registry to people convicted of certain crimes against children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Police Across Michigan Conduct Sex Offender Sweep

Law enforcement agencies across Michigan are conducting their ninth annual statewide sex offender sweep.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012