Letter - Sex offender concentration
Published 03/23/2012, Alexandria Echo Press
In fact, there is a state law that forbids the “concentration” of sex offenders in Minnesota communities. What, exactly, constitutes “concentration” is not defined by the law. The law was a watered-down compromise of the original bill, sponsored by a state legislator from North Minneapolis, a community that is besieged by Level III sex offenders seeking housing from slumlords who don’t have to reside next to their own tenants.Word count: 220
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