SUFFOLK POLICE NOT ENFORCING MEGAN’S LAW

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New York’s version of Megan’s Law mandates community notification and public accessibility to asub-directory which lists the most violent of sexual predators. The Sexual Offender RegistrationAct became a law in New York on January 21, 1996, with the legislative intent of reducing the riskof children like Megan Kanka being attacked by known sexual offenders. The Suffolk County PoliceSex Crimes Unit in Yaphank houses the Sexual Offender Registry sub-directory for Suffolk County,which until recently, provided the community with detailed information about violent sexualpredators. In May, the Suffolk County Police Legal Bureau