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Loitering — See Ch. The City of Springfield recognizes that it has a compelling interest in protecting children from the threat of sexual abuse; and. Due to 's vulnerability, the City Council is compelled to take a protective role by adopting laws that are deed to protect the City's children from registered sex offenders; and. Registered sex offenders continue to reside in direct proximity to public and private schools; and.
Without adequate protective ordinances at the local level, registered sex offenders will continue to move to buildings, domiciles or residences in proximity to schools; and. The City Council wishes to protect children in the education environment. The City Council finds that sex offenders pose a ificant threat to the health and safety of the community and especially to children, whose age and inexperience make them particularly vulnerable to the heinous and reprehensible acts of these offenders. The rate of recidivism among sex offenders is high. Limiting the frequency of contact between registered sex offenders and Real private sex Springfield where children are likely to congregate reduces the opportunity and temptation, and can reduce the risk of repeated acts against children.
After careful consideration, the City Council finds that this legislation is the most narrowly tailored means of limiting, to the fullest extent possible, the opportunity for registered sex offenders to approach or otherwise come in contact with children in places where children would naturally congregate, and that the protection of the health and safety of our children is a compelling governmental interest.
It is the intent of this chapter to serve and Real private sex Springfield protect the City's compelling interest to promote, protect and improve the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City by creating areas around locations where children regularly congregate in concentrated s wherein certain registered sex offenders are prohibited from loitering and establishing temporary or permanent residence.
By the enactment of this or any other legislation, the City Council understands that it cannot remove the threat posed to or guarantee the safety of children, or assure the public that registered sex offenders will comply with the mandates of this chapter. This chapter is intended to create a civil, nonpunitive regulatory scheme in order to protect children to the extent possible under the circumstances and not as a punitive measure of any kind.
Registered sex offenders pose a clear threat to the children residing or visiting in the community. Because registered sex offenders are more likely than any other type of offender to re-offend for another sexual offense, the City Council of the City of Springfield desires to impose safety precautions in furtherance of the goal of protecting the children.
The purpose of this chapter is to reduce the potential risk of harm to children of the community by impacting the ability for registered sex offenders to be in contact with unsuspecting children in locations that are primarily deed for use by or are primarily used by children, namely, the grounds of a public or private school for children, a park, or other private or public recreational facility.
The City of Springfield desires to add location restrictions to such offenders where the state law is silent. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:. A registered sex offender is prohibited from establishing a permanent residence or temporary residence within feet of any school.
Evidentiary matters; measurements. For purposes of determining the minimum distance separation, the distance shall be measured by following a straight line from the outer property line of the permanent or temporary residence to the nearest outer property line of any school. A registered sex offender residing within feet of any school does not commit a violation of this section if any of the following apply:.
Notice to move. A registered sex offender who resides on a permanent or temporary basis within feet of any school shall be in violation of this section and shall, within 30 days of receipt of written notice of the registered sex offender's noncompliance with this chapter, move from said location to a new location, but said location may not be within feet of any school.
It shall constitute a separate violation for each day beyond the 30 days the registered sex offender continues to reside within feet of any school. Furthermore, it shall be a violation each day that a registered sex offender shall move from one location in the City to another that is within feet of any school.
Under this subsection, "loiter" means to enter or remain on property while having no legitimate purpose therefor or, if a legitimate purpose exists, remaining on that property beyond the time necessary to fulfill that purpose. See also Springfield City Ordinance. No person shall be in violation of this subsection unless he or she has first been asked to leave a prohibited location by a person authorized to exclude the registered sex offender from the premises.
An authorized person includes, but is not limited to, any law enforcement officer, any owner or manager of the premises, or principal or teacher, if the premises are a school. The Springfield Police Department shall be charged with the enforcement of this chapter. A map depicting the prohibited areas shall be created by the City and maintained by the Springfield Police Department. The City shall review the map annually for changes. The map and a copy of this chapter will be available to the public at the Springfield Police Department and on the City of Springfield's website.
A registered sex offender commits a separate offense for each and every day or violation of this chapter.Real private sex Springfield
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