Sex offender alert system popular in Wood County | Crime
BOLWING GREEN, OH (Toledo News Now) – All 88 counties in Ohio offer a service to residents that notifies them by email when a registered sex offender moves into their neighborhood.
Residents in Wood County rank 15th among all Ohio counties, and 17th nationally for participation.
The system is completely customizable. Users can enter up to 8 addresses per email address and choose the notification radius.
“A lot of us here; we’re fathers. We have friends that have kids. We have family members that have kids. We want those children to be just as safe as any other child in the community. We’re going to look at it across the board,” said Deputy Isaiah Loar with the Wood County Sheriff’s Department.
For more information or to sign up for the program in Wood County visit http://sheriffalerts.com/cap_main.php?office=55190.
For other Ohio counties, visit http://sheriffalerts.com/counties.php?state=oh.
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