By Maureen Cavanaugh, Katie Orr
In the wake of the rape and murder of 17-year old Chelsea King, some people are calling for tougher laws to regulate sex offenders. Others say the laws we have aren't working. We look at what's being proposed, what laws are in place and what needs to change.
Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher represents the 75th district in Northern San Diego County, the area where Chelsea King was from. He and Chelsea's parents are working to enact "Chelsea's Law" which would reform California's sex offender laws.
Professor Sheldon Zhang is the head of the Sociology Department at San Diego State University.
Dr. Jay Adams is with the California Coalition on Sex Offending. She has treated and evaluated sex offenders for more than 30 years.
Gerald Fineman is a Deputy District Attorney for Riverside County. He supervises a family protection unit for the southwest part of the county.
Mary Duval is COO of the Sex Offender Solutions and Education Network. The group is made up of former registered sex offenders and their families.
If you want to only hear the Mary Duvall of SOSEN portion, then skip to the last video in the series.