When it comes to sex offender issues, almost always the media distorts the truth. This conference is not about reducing punishment, but to reform the laws so they are fair. Read more from ReformSexOffenderLaws.org, or here.
By Chris Ramirez
This week, Albuquerque is host to a national conference on sex offender laws. Attorneys, politicians and registered sex offenders will be in the city to talk about the subject. The topic has some on edge, so much so, the Albuquerque Police Department is stepping in.
"We were getting a lot of calls. Naturally this a very emotionally charged issue having a national sex offender registrant conference here in New Mexico," said APD Officer Tasia Martinez.
The conference will be held at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center near Eubank and Hotel Circle. The “Reform Sex Offender Laws” website proudly boasts Albuquerque as its location for its fourth annual conference. The website states the conference will bring in speakers to find
- The crossed out text is incorrect. Why does the media distort the facts? Use the links above to read what the conference is about yourself.
“The main goal of the police department will be to keep the peace and make sure that it doesn't cause any hick ups in the community," Officer Martinez said.
Police said they are prepared for anything that can happen and they plan to lay their plan out for the public Tuesday night at a town hall.
The town hall is at the Eldorado High School Performing Arts Center from 6 p.m. to 7p.m. Tuesday night. The town hall is open to the public.