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Officers check in on paroled sex offenders on Halloween

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The first man they visited was convicted of statutory rape, according to officers. Williams talked to him as other officers went to work inside his home. 
 
“We will then start looking through the residence, conducting a search making sure there are no pictures of minors,” Williams said.
 
The next man officers checked on was convicted of kidnapping. Officers said he served 29 years in prison after carjacking someone who had a child in the car. 
 
“I learned from it so… I never will do nothing to go back,” the man said.
 
At another house, officers checked on a convicted child molester.
 
The man told officers that he was alone and they would find no violations inside. They reminded him not to open the door as kids in costume look for candy at other homes nearby.
 
“We want to make the streets safe and give parents one less thing to worry about going to the wrong house,” Williams said.  
 
Officers said they start reminding offenders and sending out notices about the rules on Halloween a couple of months in advance. 
 
In total, the officers checked on 13 offenders in Clayton County Friday night and found all of them to be in compliance.

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