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Rockland County legislative candidates debate sexual predator laws

Two candidates running for the Rockland County legislature are weighing in on how best to protect children from sexual predators. Republican candidate Ed Day has proposed a local law restricting sex

News 12 Staff

May 29, 2014, 11:14 PM

Updated 3,672 days ago

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Two candidates running for the Rockland County legislature are weighing in on how best to protect children from sexual predators.
Republican candidate Ed Day has proposed a local law restricting sex offenders from within 1,000 feet of schools, parks and playgrounds. Day says it will give police the immediate ability to intercede when there is a potential for a crime against a child.
But Democratic incumbent Legislator Ken Zebrowski Jr. says there are already a number of bills proposed in the state Senate regarding this type of law and some take it much further. Zebrowski says he has proposed a law that uses GPS tracking technology to track the sex offenders that are in Rockland. He says it is a more thorough way of keeping track of the sexual predators.


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