Legislator Anker Joins County Executive Steve Bellone and Colleagues on Community Protection Act Update

On Friday, February 27, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined County Executive Steve Bellone, her legislative colleagues and Parents for Megan's Law, a Ronkonkoma-based non-profit that monitors the behavior of sex offenders.

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Hauppauge, NY - March 3, 2015 - On Friday, February 27, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined County Executive Steve Bellone, her legislative colleagues and Parents for Megan's Law, a Ronkonkoma-based non-profit that monitors the behavior of sex offenders.  The organization presented an update on the benefits of the county’s new sex offender-monitoring efforts which adheres to the Community Protection Act. Enacted in May 2013, the Community Protection Act appointed the nonprofit Parents for Megan’s Law to actively monitor and update sex offenders’ photos and addresses. It also provides support services for victims of crime and runs education programs that inform children and adults how to protect themselves from sex crimes. 
 
“The Community Protection Act provides Suffolk County with some of the strongest sex offender laws in the country,” said Legislator Anker. “Parents for Megan’s Law organization’s commitment to ensure that the public is provided with information and their many community awareness programs provide an invaluable resource in addressing awareness of sex crimes.”
For more information about Parents for Megan’s Law go to www.parentsformeganslaw.org/welcome.jsp