The tool is already used by about 100 police departments in New York and thousands of police agencies across the country."Our number one priority in law enforcement is to protect our citizens, especially the most vulnerable — our children," said Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn.
"We constantly strive to find new and innovative ways to deliver services more efficiently and effectively."Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said residents "have a right to know who may be living near them and could potentially pose a threat to their families."The database allows users to search a specific location, up to a five-mile radius, or sign up to receive email alerts when a sex offender moves into their neighborhood.
Zoey Jantsan and Keith Cousins are part of a three person team participating in "Live Below the Line." A number of bonding bills, which provide funding for publicly owned buildings, property, programs, and more, were revised and handed in around on Wednesday morning.A nationwide database will make it easier for Rochester-area police agencies and area residents to track sex offenders.The database, 'Offender Watch,' is a sex offender management and community notification tool, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.A former Upstate New York student is speaking out for the first time about the abuse and torture he suffered when abducted in December 2015.Nicholas Kollias and Ani Okeke Ewo, both University of Rochester football players from Illinois, were lured to a home for what they thought was a Saturday night house party.