When we hear on the news about internet sex stings, we are often shocked to learn who these people really are. They seem "normal" and have every day type of jobs. What has been uncovered during the most recent local sting is very surprising.
If at first, you don't succeed, try, try again? Or perhaps lightning does strike twice.
When you are a high school teacher you are dealing with impressional students day in, day out. There are some great days, like when you help a student achieve academic success. But there can be days that will make you want to bury your head under the covers and never come out.
Lying about your age might seem harmless when you do it, but it is devastating when it comes to a story like this one.
Celebrities don't want sex crimes attached to their name, just like the rest of us "normal" citizens. Especially if it means getting caught having sex with someone who is underaged. Just look at what almost happened to actor/writer/poet/student/professor James Franco.
Sex crimes are extremely major criminal charges that should never be taken lightly. Yet, far too often statutory rape is considered a minor issue to those outside of the legal world.
Prostitution stings never get old, do they? This latest news story reminds me of how the "oldest profession" is really the most targeted one by the cops.
When dealing with sex crimes, how can we get more young men to join the police force? If other states adopt Hawaii's "hang loose" attitude when it comes to prostitution stings, you can expect every high school kid wanting to grow up to become an undercover cop.
A couple of months ago in Lake County, FL, law enforcement conducted a successful "child predator sex sting". Now Seminole County has joined the fight against internet predators.