Houston Matters

Checking in On Changes to the State’s Sex Offender Agency

Posted on · The state agency responsible for supervising, monitoring and providing treatment for the most violent sex offenders in Texas has been undergoing some sweeping changes in the past year. Among the challenges the revamped Office of Violent Sex Offender Management was facing included: a shortage of housing for offenders once released from prison, and a perception that the […]

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Is the State’s Sex Offender Program Working?

Posted on · The state agency responsible for supervising, monitoring and providing treatment for the most violent sex offenders in the state is undergoing some sweeping changes. Among the problems faced by the recently revamped Office of Violent Sex Offender Management: a shortage of housing for sex offenders released from prison and a perception that the state’s civil commitment program […]

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Sex Offender Management, Higher Ed Issues, and Pet Care: Monday’s show (March 9, 2015)

Posted on · The state agency responsible for supervising, monitoring and providing treatment for the most violent sex offenders in the state is undergoing some sweeping changes. Among the problems faced by the recently revamped Office of Violent Sex Offender Management: a shortage of housing for sex offenders released from prison and a perception that the state’s civil commitment program […]