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Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff

Amber Alert System is to alert the people that a Child or Teenager is missing. It has nothing to do with Sex offenders, however I do not like sex offenders, but I just wanted to point out a fact. While most abductions/kidnappings are Rapists and Serial Killers not all cases are sex offenders. IJS.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

While I will include that there are people that trying to stop and fix their life and not become repeat offenders we must respect them somewhat they go thru various modes to rebuild their life etc the same with drug addicts and Alcoholicisms (sp) people with Mental disorders, etc...We can't save everyone but we can try, but they want to help themselves first. We are not god we cannot judge these people but the higher powers that be.

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Amy Sacaloff

Check your facts

Of the 69,000 children abducted annually ****82% of these abductions are carried out by family members****, typically a mother, father or other relative in violation of a custody order (not rapists and serial killers). 8% of children who fall victim to family abduction experience some type of physical harm, while 7% are sexually assaulted. Nearly a fifth of children who are a victim of family abduction experience some type of mental harm.

Non-family member abductions...

Check your facts

Of the 69,000 children abducted annually ****82% of these abductions are carried out by family members****, typically a mother, father or other relative in violation of a custody order (not rapists and serial killers). 8% of children who fall victim to family abduction experience some type of physical harm, while 7% are sexually assaulted. Nearly a fifth of children who are a victim of family abduction experience some type of mental harm.

Non-family member abductions account for 18% (approximately 12,000) of abductions, and of these 12,000 non-family member abductions, 37% are abducted by a complete stranger. These non-family member abductions are often referred to as "stereotypical kidnappings." 40% of children who are the victims of stereotypical kidnappings are murdered, three quarters of which are usually murdered within three hours of the abduction.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

I apologize for not checking the percentage. I did however stated that most...not all.I don't deal in % I deal in bringing them home safely and alive if at all possible, sadly that is not the case. But with Amber Alert System we hope to achieve that goal to bring them home safe. I again apologize.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

If there is anything you need or want to talk to me about please do not hesitate to ask me here or PM me.

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Amy Sacaloff

So, does that mean "most" of 82% of your family members are rapists and serial killers? Not trying to offend, but if more people would take time to think about this kind of stuff, rash and often too quick decision making would not affect our lives so much, as it often does.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

82% of my family? Sadly no on my biological mother's side I don't think so, I do not however know anything about my biological father's side.I was given up for adoption at a young age. But I was sexually molested as a child by a neighbor, two of them back then before anyone told me let alone my parents that it was wrong. I had no way of knowing what those people were doing to me was wrong. I could have told my parents what happened. By then the damage to me was already done, the statue of...

82% of my family? Sadly no on my biological mother's side I don't think so, I do not however know anything about my biological father's side.I was given up for adoption at a young age. But I was sexually molested as a child by a neighbor, two of them back then before anyone told me let alone my parents that it was wrong. I had no way of knowing what those people were doing to me was wrong. I could have told my parents what happened. By then the damage to me was already done, the statue of limitation had expired. Later I was sexually molested by my Grandmother's brother and my parents stopped him. I was a teenager then. So I've had my fair share of problems in my life I'm still trying to deal with.

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Amy Sacaloff

Have you sought help? I did a experimental psychotherapy called EMDR to try and deal with all the trauma I experienced as a child. I was kidnapped, twice, by parents. I was molested by a neighbor at 5, and I experienced years of all manner of abuse form my mother until I was 15. Understand, I know what this crap does to people. But it needs to be done for the right reasons. I have PTSD that went undiscovered until I was 35. I have severe depression, anxiety, sleeping issues. The damage gave...

Have you sought help? I did a experimental psychotherapy called EMDR to try and deal with all the trauma I experienced as a child. I was kidnapped, twice, by parents. I was molested by a neighbor at 5, and I experienced years of all manner of abuse form my mother until I was 15. Understand, I know what this crap does to people. But it needs to be done for the right reasons. I have PTSD that went undiscovered until I was 35. I have severe depression, anxiety, sleeping issues. The damage gave me fibromyalgia, daily headaches, and migraines. I know what this does to people. I have been taught the skills to cope, but it does not stop the way I think or how I react in some instances. That is why I am no longer married. That is why I hate people in general. Thank you for telling me about your experience and I wish you the best.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

I too was dealing with fibromyalgia and headaches and migraines. Now they're taking fibromyalgia off because I am battling MS since I was diagnosed with Dysphagia since I was 24 years old. I have been thru Psych doc's ever since I was 19 for PTSD. But I still deal with flashbacks of my childhood. I don't consider myself a victim but a survivor because I've also dealt 1 abusive marriage and several men who tried to control me but I now have a wonderful husband who understands what I went thru and am going thru right now on a daily basis.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

I wish you the best too and De nada anytime you want to talk you're welcome to leave a PM.

Amy Sacaloff
Amy Sacaloff
  • Amy Sacaloff

My dad is right I do have a habit of saying stuff before I think. That is why I apologize afterwards. I mean no disrespect to anyone. I make mistakes. At least I try to fix it. :) Love and light <3 Amy

Adrienne Martinez
Adrienne Martinez
  • Amy Sacaloff

Actually, most abductions/kidnappings of children are by one of their parents - usually in the middle of a custody battle.

Denise Dresden
Denise Dresden

They should not be out in society to become a 3RD TIME offender! Should be locked up after one or two strikes!

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Denise Dresden

3.2% re-offend. That's the lowest recidivism rate of any crime category. LOOK IT UP. Having sex with your boyfriend under the age of 18 is a sex crime. 50% of teens have had some form of sexual contact by the age of 17. THAT"S A SEX CRIME. Get it? That means that about 50% of people should be on the registry, but they weren't caught. GET IT? Just an accusation gets you convicted, meaning that the stigma that goes with a trial, obscene sentencing laws, and a 100% conviction rate because...

3.2% re-offend. That's the lowest recidivism rate of any crime category. LOOK IT UP. Having sex with your boyfriend under the age of 18 is a sex crime. 50% of teens have had some form of sexual contact by the age of 17. THAT"S A SEX CRIME. Get it? That means that about 50% of people should be on the registry, but they weren't caught. GET IT? Just an accusation gets you convicted, meaning that the stigma that goes with a trial, obscene sentencing laws, and a 100% conviction rate because people that are accused, innocent or not, plea because 100% of people charged are afraid to go to trial, so they plea. GET IT YET? The low recidivism rate is because 90% of those convicted do not need to be on the registry, either because the didn't do it, or it was a morally innocent crime (like pissing in the woods). I HOPE YOU GET IT

Denise Dresden
Denise Dresden
  • Denise Dresden

Yeah, I GET IT! NO SHIT having sex under 18 is a crime if its with an adult! I'm Not a moron! Any offense that someone is accused of has been warranted for one reason or another, so Stay on the RIGHT side of the law. GET IT??

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Denise Dresden

No, you still don't get it. If you are 17, and you have sex with a 17 year old, IT'S A SEX CRIME! Dumbass...

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Denise Dresden

It's not just about adults having sex with minors

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Denise Dresden

You want to talk about the law? Scornful woman, vindictive girlfriends, and children that want the parents to get off their backs because they don't want to do what they are supposed to know that making accusations is a way to pay back someone because of hurt "feelings", for one reason or another. That's why 98% of domestic violence cases that go to trial end in not guilty, as an example. But because politicians use "the children" to pass "feel good" legislation, and use false and inflated...

You want to talk about the law? Scornful woman, vindictive girlfriends, and children that want the parents to get off their backs because they don't want to do what they are supposed to know that making accusations is a way to pay back someone because of hurt "feelings", for one reason or another. That's why 98% of domestic violence cases that go to trial end in not guilty, as an example. But because politicians use "the children" to pass "feel good" legislation, and use false and inflated statistics to get laws passed, so many people get hurt, whether it's true or not, because the mentality in this country is bass-ackwards, and the people like you think you are free, but YOUR NOT, because a handful of people like the president are pushing us towards a NEW WORLD ORDER, and using bullshit like this to push forward their agenda. The amber alert system is about missing children, whether they have run away, been abducted (even by parents), or are just simply lost. IT"S NOT ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS

Daphne Fortune
Daphne Fortune

This a great way of protecting our youth.... We need your support!

Daphne Fortune
Daphne Fortune
  • Daphne Fortune

I supported the cause ..... Join me!!

Manny Shargel
Manny Shargel

In response to the question " Do you think sex offenders should get life in Prison?" I think you need to define "sex offender." Is a flasher a sex offender? Does he or she deserve life in prison? I don't think so.You need to be more precise about who needs to spend life in prison, fed, clothed and housed by the state.

Manny Shargel
Manny Shargel
  • Manny Shargel

If he did it 3 times, he's toast.

Bonnie Wilkinson
Bonnie Wilkinson

amber alert please.

Carmen Ayotte-Church
Carmen Ayotte-Church
  • Bonnie Wilkinson

WE NEED TO KNOW THAT OUR CHILDREN ARE SAFE FROM THOSE SICKLY PEOPLE.

Laverne Dillon
Laverne Dillon

prison wont help people like that they need to have there privates be it man or woman molester removed and then put them in general population in prison.

Rob Lelli
Rob Lelli

Very Good Idea!

Gerardo Torres
Gerardo Torres
  • Rob Lelli

This is a great initiative,hopefully everybody should take action

Michelle Dale
Michelle Dale

We r responding to another cause about sex offenders keep your comments to yourself

Michelle Dale
Michelle Dale
  • Michelle Dale

Sorry that comment was not to be put on this cause it was for sex offenders being given life sentences for child molestation!

Dolores Shaw
Dolores Shaw

Keep them off the street anyway possible. The longer the better.

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Dolores Shaw

Do you people even know what the Amber alert system is for? IT'S NOT ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS!

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney

Do you people even know what the Amber alert system is for? IT'S NOT ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS!

THE experience with sex offender registers in the US has included deaths and gratuitous violence, as well as payback measures.

There are a couple of convicted murderers living in the same suburb as I do. I know, because I’ve seen them. There are probably a few in your suburb, too. Maybe even your street. After all, almost all of them do eventually get out, and they have to live somewhere.

Like dozens...

Do you people even know what the Amber alert system is for? IT'S NOT ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS!

THE experience with sex offender registers in the US has included deaths and gratuitous violence, as well as payback measures.

There are a couple of convicted murderers living in the same suburb as I do. I know, because I’ve seen them. There are probably a few in your suburb, too. Maybe even your street. After all, almost all of them do eventually get out, and they have to live somewhere.

Like dozens of others convicted of that crime all over Australia, they do their time, satisfy the prison authorities and the Prisoners Release Board what used to be the Parole Board that they are ready to be released, and quietly merge back into society.

Usually, you hear no more from them or about them. They don’t go on some special internet register where everyone can see what they look like, what their crimes were, or where they live.
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It’s the same with convicted drug dealers. They do their time and assimilate back into the community. There is no restriction on them living or working anywhere at all. They can change their names or their appearance. And, just like the murderer, you would never know.

Getting parole is no given these days. A few years back it was a virtual formality. These days you need to play it very straight do all the courses asked of you anger management, drug and alcohol awareness, etc and satisfy those who hold the keys that you are no longer a threat to society.

So given that we see no need to keep this type of offender on an online name and shame register, why is it necessary to have one for sex offenders? Especially given how hard it is for them to get out of prison at all in the first place, compared with, say, murderers.

In WA, we have legislation that enables dangerous sex offenders to be kept in jail forever if the Director of Public Prosecutions can satisfy a Supreme Court judge that it’s necessary. No automatic parole for them; not any guaranteed release at the end of their finite term. They just don’t get out. Ever.

And for those who do, it’s no walk in the park. They face a myriad of hurdles to clear before they can hope to be considered for release, including extensive medical and psychiatric testing and completion of rehabilitative courses.

Once released, they need to tread warily for a long time. Any breach of their release conditions could land them straight back inside.

So why expose this sort of offender to any greater degree of public scrutiny than other serious offenders released into the community? They will never work with children you need a licence to do that or occupy any position of trust in government or any other position where you need to produce your criminal record or a police clearance.

The odds of them being able to inveigle their way into your family’s life is remote, indeed.

And what exactly are you going to do with any information you glean from the website once you have it? When you know that the bloke behind the counter at the hardware store or the coffee shop is a released offender, how does it help you? Steering clear of that business is about all you can do. It hardly makes you any safer.

But in the wrong hands this sort of information has the potential to be extremely dangerous. The potential for vigilantism is obvious, as is the potential for mistaken identity. The experience with these registers in the US has included deaths and gratuitous violence, as well as payback measures such as graffiti and molotov cocktail bombings. There is no reason to think it won’t happen here.

Given the downside of this sort of exercise in naming and shaming, and the comparatively limited benefits of it if any you have to think of it as just another cynical exercise in political opportunism by the government a gratuitous attack on those marginalised groups in the community who are universally abhorred.

The experiment is likely to be a real crowd pleaser, but it’s hardly likely to have any impact on the problems that it purports to address.

3.2% re-offend. That's the lowest recidivism rate of any crime category. LOOK IT UP. Having sex with your boyfriend under the age of 18 is a sex crime. 50% of teens have had some form of sexual contact by the age of 17. THAT"S A SEX CRIME. Get it? That means that about 50% of people should be on the registry, but they weren't caught. GET IT? Just an accusation gets you convicted, meaning that the stigma that goes with a trial, obscene sentencing laws, and a 100% conviction rate because people that are accused, innocent or not, plea because 100% of people charged are afraid to go to trial, so they plea. GET IT YET? The low recidivism rate is because 90% of those convicted do not need to be on the registry, either because the didn't do it, or it was a morally innocent crime (like pissing in the woods). I HOPE YOU GET IT NOW!

Alan Spinney
Alan Spinney
  • Alan Spinney

To add: It's not just about adults having sex with minors, if your 17 having sex with a 17 year old, IT"S A SEX CRIME in more states than it's not, and it varies by state. EX: in Colorado a 90 year old woman can legally have sex with a 17 year old.

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